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Ton Wiedenhoff joined Alvanon in 2019 as Executive Director, Europe. He heads Alvanon’s European team, and is responsible for the business development and support of key apparel retail, brand and sourcing clients. He also works closely with MOTIF, Alvanon’s online continual e-learning platform, to help client companies connect their apparel industry professionals to the skills and expertise they need to succeed in the digital age. Ton has over 30 years of experience in supply chain organization and integration. He has an outstanding record in helping apparel and brand clients optimize product quality, supply chain efficiencies and speed to market while achieving strategic sustainability and transparency objectives. Ton previously served as chief operating officer, managing partner and purchasing director of Dutch Brand House International BV managing brands Falcon Sportswear and Sjeng Sports, operating in Asia and Northern Europe. Prior to Dutch Brand House International BV, Ton co-founded Falcon International where, in addition to product development, sourcing, financial and logistics roles, he was responsible for the implementation of sustainable initiatives, like ‘Fair Wear Foundation’. He has also held senior purchasing, business development and management roles for K. Swiss Fashion International and Global Fashion Group. Ton graduated from HAN University of Applied Sciences with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Commercial Economics. In addition to Dutch, he speaks fluent English and German.
Alvanon is a fashion-tech company, focused on the body and its application and implications in the apparel industry. It has developed a unique and innovative body data-driven approach, with a consumer-scanning element, to solving the challenges of sizing and fit inherent in the fashion industry. Since 2001, it has dedicated itself to body shape data research and has gathered more than 1.5 million body scans in 30+ countries, most recently, in China, Colombia, Costa Rica and the US. Combined with its deep apparel knowledge, this has allowed Alvanon to develop thousands of fit standards for hundreds of brands globally. www.alvanon.com