Dean Norman is an executive search and consulting professional and the Founder of Norman Consultants. He has spent over 25 years working directly in the Consumer and Retail space. During his professional career he worked closely with successful companies such as Ralph Lauren, New Balance, Macy’s, Century 21, Ross Stores, and Nordstrom. His professional background in Apparel, coupled with his extensive network in retail, fashion, textile, licensing, and hospitality, has provided a strong foundation for Norman Consultants success.
Having worked professionally in C-Level and Senior Management Roles, he has over 25 years of hiring and training executive level leadership. Dean’s operating background has proven to be of great value to his clients. His unique ability to understand a client’s business model help to ensure he’s aligning a candidate’s functional expertise with the hiring companies operating strategy. Dean is a genuinely curious and sincere manager that enjoys the engagement with both client and candidate.
Prior to launching Norman Consultants, Dean served as the Managing Partner of the Consumer Practice for Wyndham Mills International, a 30-year-old Executive Search Firm.
Among other categories, Dean’s expertise includes: general management, private equity, retail management, licensing, design and design management, merchandising, marketing, business development and brands.