Tina Sharp is an Operations Specialist with over 25 years of distinguished experience in the international department store industry. Known for her contributions to prestigious global brands like Harvey Nichols and Bloomingdales, her acumen is particularly sought-after in the luxury fashion and beauty sectors. Tina has had a transformative impact on iconic labels such as Gucci, Chanel, Dior, Tom Ford, Balenciaga, and Moncler within the UAE department store markets, and her strategic influence extends throughout the GCC region.
In terms of core competencies, Tina is adept at both commercial and operational spheres. She orchestrated the international expansion of Bloomingdales by overseeing the launch of its Kuwait store, its first venture outside the UAE. Tina was also pivotal in the comprehensive, year-long revamp of Harvey Nichols in Dubai. Her skill set further extends to the digital domain; as CCO for an emerging sports retail start-up, she was responsible for crucial areas like website development, SEO, and business operations.
Committed to a customer-focused approach, Tina introduced groundbreaking initiatives such as the Net Promoter Score (NPS) program and has crafted personal shopping strategies to cultivate a holistic customer experience. She is also recognized for her contributions to talent development, having collaborated with the IGDS high-potential program to interface with international department store leaders and establish a succession planning culture. Her expertise encompasses brand strategy, regional expansion, omnichannel experiences, as well as operational nuances like CAPEX management, inventory control, and vendor negotiations.