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Procurment Director

Dublin, OH
February 28, 2020

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Dokyung “Doc” Kim

**** ********* ***** **. ******, OH 43016 614-***-**** ENTREPRENEURIAL RETAIL LEADER AND CONSULTANT

Senior retail leader with verifiable track record of attaining sales, profit, and market growth objectives. Extensive experience in centralized sourcing and global procurement activities, with a deep understanding of the critical business indicators in multiple and complex markets. Successful in building vendor relationships (domestically and internationally) and creating cost efficiencies while maximizing margins. Owned and operated private businesses including sales and marketing firm and restaurants. Served the country as a United States Air Force Officer. Fluent in Korean. Available for travel and relocation. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Four Kross USA Inc. (USA, Korea, China)

PRESIDENT 2002-Present

Independent sales and marketing firm to direct and support all aspects in merchandising for manufacturers, importers, and retailers to launch new products into markets

Develop and source all assortments for customers, including inventory management, sales forecasts, maximizing inventory turns, and eliminating underperforming assets in most efficient manner Select Experience:

Boryung Pharmaceutical (USA) – Vice President/Business Development 2018-2019

Initiated and launched new business categories in the rapidly growing skincare market and the first ever pharmaceutical company procured pet supplement products for North America. Sinomax USA (USA, China, Canada, Mexico) – EVP/New Business Development 2011-2014

Recruited by CEO to expand the rapidly growing memory foam products in North America

Leading mattress manufacturer and distributor in China and US, generating $350 million in annual revenue

Develop detailed strategic business plan to identify, develop and introduce innovative products to the market

Zinus Inc. (USA, China, Canada, Korea) – Senior Vice President 2003-2010

Oversaw leading bedding and luggage manufacturer based in China and Korea

Part of pioneering manufacturing processes with the development and implementation of industry’s first ever China-made memory foam products in North America

Successfully launched products in mass market retail markets, generating in excess of $100 million in sales within the first year of initiative

Assisted in laying the groundwork of continued growth of company, as Zinus is a leader for Amazon for furniture products even to date

Walmart Home Office (Bentonville, AR)

BUYER 1999-2001

Managed and directed Wal-Mart's Kitchen Appliance, Housewares, and Personal Care Businesses

Recipient of Wal-Mart's Associate of the Year Award and Sam Walton’s Hero Award for public service IMPORT MANAGER 1998-1999

Traveled around the world to support the Walmart merchandising team members with sourcing of home appliance, outdoor activities, and electronic products by working directly with the factories

Direct imports to offer significant logistical savings and profit margins for all parties including the customers United States Air Force (USA and International Air Force Bases) OFFICER 1986-1998

Served in numerous positions ranging from commanding of aircraft maintenance organization to working on highly classified courier services for the Department of Defense

Stationed domestically and internationally with posts throughout the United States, South Korea, Japan, and Germany


East Carolina University Greenville, NC

Bachelor of Science, Industrial Technology 1986

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