Killick Datta founded and heads Global Brand Partners, (GBP) a fashion and retail brand company invited here by Singapore’s EDB. GBP has recently acquired the global licensing and distribution rights for footwear and apparel of Beachbody, the world’s largest fitness brand based in California.
Previously based in the United States, Killick was head of Nike’s International Business Development, President of LA Gear, Wolverine Worldwide Intl. (Hush Puppies, Sperry, Sebago, Merrell, etc.), Brooks Sports, Skechers Inc., and CEO of Global Brand Marketing (Diesel, Nautica, Sean John, Pony, 7 for all mankind, etc.).
Killick is currently an Industry Advisor (ITAC) for Apparel, Footwear, and Bags to the U.S. Department of Commerce and serves on the Board of several major trade industry associations such as the American Apparel and Footwear Association, World Federation Sporting Goods Industry, and U.S. Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. He holds a BSc in Chemistry & Biochemistry from University College, England, and an MBA from Durham University Business School in England.