The team to grow your brand.

 Our international team of experts have founded, scaled, and sold some of the world’s most beloved e-commerce brands. They can do the same for yours.

DTC Manager

Kenny Adegbulu

Kenny joined BRANDED after 4 years at Deloitte Digital, where he focused on implementing and scaling e-commerce & Marketing Tech solutions. He and his sisters founded and scaled the DTC jewelry brand Omolola jewelry, winning multiple awards and appearing in magazines such as Vogue.

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Director, International Expansion

Kristen Chang

With 8 years of experience in consumer goods marketing and management consulting, Kristen has conducted strategic product launches in the US, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. She is currently responsible for BRANDED portfolio expansion to markets outside of the US, including Europe, Canada, and Mexico.

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VP, Marketing

Tristan de Belloy

After experience in management consulting, Tristan was instrumental in building the e-commerce leadership in Southeast Asia for Lazada. As CMO, he built and led diverse, international teams across 8 portfolios – Digital Marketing, Branding, Social, PR, Partnerships, Product Management, Monetization, and Merchandising. Tristan joined BRANDED as VP Marketing where he leads the overall marketing department, across all channels including DTC, to build the platform to scale marketplace and digitally native brands.

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Head of Social Media

Sarah Gidick

Sarah brings to BRANDED over 10 years of experience in social media from brand-building to cross-platform audience growth and engagement. She is a social media strategist and writer, serving in senior positions at fashion institutions such as The Hollywood Reporter, Brut, and Tamara Mellon. Her work has appeared in Billboard Magazine, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and many more and she has reported from red carpet events, including the Golden Globes and the Oscars.

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VP, Acquisitions

Alex Meyerguz

Alex has 14 years of experience in senior roles at the intersection of corporate finance, strategy, M&A, and capital raising across the consumer products and e-commerce industries. At BRANDED, he is responsible for business development, strategic planning, financial analysis, acquisitions, due diligence and brand integration – particularly for the Health & Wellness sector.

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Director, Acquisitions

Olivia Jones

Olivia spent a decade at Goldman Sachs, where she worked across M&A origination and execution, capital raising, and broader corporate strategy in the tech sector. At BRANDED, she is responsible for the end-to-end sourcing and integration of UK-based brands and our brands in the Parent & Baby vertical.

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VP, Commercial

Cedric Varin

Cedric is a seasoned retail and e-commerce leader with a successful track record of managing high growth brands and businesses. After 6 years with McKinsey, Cedric joined Etam, a leading French lingerie brand, as International Director, doubling the size of the international business. Later, he helped third-party sellers grow their businesses exponentially as country leader for FBA at Amazon. Cedric currently serves as VP of Marketplace Operations at BRANDED, focusing on Amazon marketplace growth for our brands.

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VP, Global Procurement

Sophia Yu

Sophia brings over 20 years of supply chain and supplier management experience to Branded, where she manages functions of sourcing, purchasing, logistics and quality. She leads the team in China to source and develop the suppliers which deliver the products at the best cost and quality to the consumers in U.S and EU. Prior to Branded, Sophia worked for Walmart Global Sourcing in China and previously Newell Rubbermaid, Deloitte Consulting, and P&G in other parts of Asia and Australia.

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VP / GM, Beauty & Personal Care

Gilles Bentegeat

For 14 years, Gilles worked across sales, marketing, and general management functions for Procter & Gamble in Western Europe and the US. Most notably, working as the marketing lead for Gillette in Europe. He joined BRANDED as the Product Strategy VP, in charge of building a product launch platform across our acquired brands. Currently, he is focusing on our Beauty and Personal care division, managing the P&L of our brand portfolio in this category.

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Director, Marketing & Community Engagement

Katherine Bakotic

Katherine is a retail management professional with 10 years of expertise in strategy, marketing, and customer experience at premium brands. By leading strategic projects across topics and functions for brands like Kate Spade and Nike, Katherine excels in operationalizing consumer insights into tangible go-to-market strategies. At BRANDED, she is responsible for defining the corporate brand, raising brand awareness, leading the referral program, and engaging with ecommerce seller communities.

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Chief Product Officer

Matthew Schone

Matthew brings over 10 years of expertise in managing product and technology roadmaps for ecommerce and marketplace businesses. Matthew joined BRANDED as Chief Product Officer, in charge of building BRANDED’s technology platform across marketplace, DTC, supply chain, acquisition, and data. Prior to joining BRANDED, Matthew has been an Amazon seller since 2013 and was the head of seller center product at Lazada Group.

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Manager, Supply Chain

Maru Vasquez

Maru is a skilled Supply Chain professional with experience in distribution, production and sales forecasting with a diverse background across various sectors but most recently luxury. At BRANDED, she is responsible for the US & Canadian markets ensuring the correct stock availability across all distribution channels and brands to continue to grow the business.

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VP, DTC Engineering

Josh Alley

A serial entrepreneur, Josh has spent 14 years building and scaling ecommerce brands from the ground up. Prior to joining BRANDED, Josh spent 8 years as Chief Technology Officer at Onnit, then as the Executive Director of Marketing & Technology prior to their acquisition by Unilever. Most recently he was CTO/Chief Digital Officer at Puracy, a brand recently acquired by BRANDED.

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We are always looking for experienced e-commerce professionals who understand our vision to build the greatest brands on the planet.