Board of Directors
Susan G. Saideman
Ms. Saideman is the founder of Portage Bay Limited LLC and has served as its CEO since September 2019. Ms. Saideman was Vice President, Amazon, Inc., the world’s largest online retailer, from January 2019 to August 2019, Vice President, Amazon Fashion EU from October 2016 to January 2019 and Vice President, Global Vendor Management at Amazon, Inc. from November 2013 to September 2016. From December 2007 to October 2013, Ms. Saideman was President Mars Retail Group, the group responsible for the Direct to Consumer businesses for Mars including M&M’s World, Ethel M and MyM&Ms, from January 2004 to June 2007, she was CEO Mikasa and Company/Arc International, a leader in tableware products, and from December 2002 to June 2003, President, Parker Division, Newell Rubbermaid, a leading global consumer goods company. From May 1998 to December 2002 and August 1991 to May 1998, Ms. Saideman held various positions with increasing responsibility at Campbell Soup Company, a multi-national food company and PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, respectively. Earlier in her career Ms. Saideman held positions at Mt. Trading Company, Bain & Company and Chase Manhattan Bank.
Ms. Saideman is a member of the board of directors of MYTHERESA, an industry leader in the world of online luxury fashion and retail, MYT Holding LLC, Prepac Manufacturing Ltd., and FIRST Washington and a Member of the board of trustees of Harvey Mudd College.
Ms. Saideman’s extensive experience in the “direct-to-consumer” businesses, building brands in the consumer packaged goods industries and leadership over global operational teams, enable her to provide our Board of Directors with a valuable global perspective on our digital transformation, ecommerce, marketing, innovation, international operations and technology.