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Andrew Hess


VP, IT Enterprise Systems
Fossil Group
Mr. Hess is a senior IT executive at Fossil Group, a global design, marketing and distribution company that specializes in consumer lifestyle and fashion accessories. With a portfolio of more than 15 owned and licensed brands, Fossil Group has operations in more than 30 countries across five continents, including more than 600 Fossil-owned and operated stores. In his role as VP - IT Enterprise Systems at Fossil, Mr. Hess oversees the majority of the IT global application portfolio supporting everything from product design and development through core business operations.

Mr. Hess began his career in 1990 as a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Dallas, where he spent more than 12 years serving clients and helping them realize their strategic business objectives. His list of clients range from the Fortune-50 to small- and mid-sized businesses across North America, Europe and Asia. During his time at PwC, Mr. Hess had the opportunity to work on an ex-pat assignment in Europe, which he credits with giving him a greater global perspective.

Following his time at PwC and prior to joining Fossil in 2004, Mr. Hess spent 16 months at Cadbury-Schweppes, where he oversaw the Americas infrastructure delivery as part of a massive global implementation of SAP.

Mr. Hess holds a BS in Finance from Syracuse University and an MBA from Tulane University. He and his family live in the Dallas, TX area.

Speaking in:

Tuesday Jan 17
2:30 - 3:00 PM
Hall E, Room 1E 07, Level 1

So you are maturing in your home market. What next?

In this second part of our global growth guide, join Andy Hess, VP,  IT Enterprise Systems, Fossil – which has a presence in 11 different Asia-Pacific countries –... Read more