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.