Edward A. Gribbin was promoted to President, Alvanon, Inc. effective January 1, 2011.
In this role, Ed
will lead the Alvanon teams in the Americas, Europe and Asia as they continue to help fashion industry clients grow their businesses profitably and efficiently.
is widely recognised throughout the apparel industry as the world's leading authority on sizing and fit and will continue to represent Alvanon
at conferences and events around the globe, serving numerous global organizations dedicated to the success of the retail, apparel and textile sectors.
Ed joined Alvanon in 2006 as President of AlvaInsight, Alvanon's strategic consulting division, developing a team of experts who, through extensive research and data analysis, help clients develop the most effective sizing and fit strategies and product development processes.
has over thirty years of apparel industry experience.
Prior to Alvanon, Ed served as President of Intellifit Corporation, where he co-invented the revolutionary Intellifit Body Scanner and oversaw the collection of over 120,000 consumer body scans.
As Senior Vice President at Angelica Corporation, Ed managed sales, marketing, design and production for one of the largest corporate-wear companies in the US.
Before Angelica, Ed co-founded Boathouse Sports, one of the largest specialty athletic manufacturers in the US today.
Ed Gribbin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from St. Joseph's University and is a member of The Fashion Group International, The International Apparel Federation, the Product Innovation Council of the American Association of Apparel and Footwear, the Fashion & Apparel Studies Advisory Board of the University of Delaware, the International Association of Clothing Designers and Executives, The Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry, and ASTM International.
Ed was a four-time member of the US National Rowing team, a World Championship medalist, and ten-time US Rowing National Champion.
resides in Merion Station, Pennsylvania with his
wife, Georgianne, and their daughter Bridget.