Paul J. Raffin
Paul Raffin is a C-suite senior executive with experience in department store (Bloomingdale’s), Wholesale, Direct (former President of J. Crew), vertically integrated specialty store retail (President of Express), luxury (CEO of Frette), trading company (Group Pres. @ Li & Fung) and Footwear (CEO of Frye Boots) in all soft goods product categories. Paul is first and foremost a merchant and he loves deciphering patterns in order to optimize a brand’s product and customer engagement strategies. The unprecedented disruption in our industry has created opportunities for progressive business models.