GENEVA — April 22, 2021 — SGS — an inspection, verification, testing and certification company, has announced the appointment of Yvonne Tse as vice president, Global Softlines division.
Tse joined SGS in 2011 as deputy director of Global Softlines and in 2017 was promoted to International Business Head. Across a career spanning almost 25 years, Tse has established an outstanding reputation in the TIC industry for her expertise on global textile regulations and standards.
After graduating from the Institute of Textile & Clothing at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Tse gained a MSc in Marketing from University of Stirling, United Kingdom. Her career flourished in Hong Kong where she spent 15 years with a British multinational assurance, inspection, product testing and certification company rising to the position of Assistant General Manager in Consumer Goods.
Charles LY WA HOI, executive vice president, Connectivity & Products said: “We are delighted to appoint Yvonne to the role of Vice President, Global Softlines. Yvonne’s proven expertise across the full range of our testing and inspection solutions will be vital in developing our business and ensuring our partners and clients around the world are supported to navigate the increasingly complex textile and apparel industry.
“With her passion for the environment, Yvonne will no doubt inspire businesses to reach high levels of conformity, creating solutions and services that satisfy consumer needs and demonstrate a commitment to sustainability.”
Tse added: “I have worked in the softlines business for more than two decades, helping to ensure the quality, safety and sustainability of textile, footwear and related products. I am proud to embark on this new role and look forward to leading such a great global team to expand our services to new locations and markets.”
SGS offers a wide range of services to the softlines and accessories industry, at every stage of the value chain, with services to help them meet the requirements of regulators, distributors, retailers and consumers around the world. The company helps to ensure the quality, safety and sustainability of products, and their mode of distribution, to satisfy regulatory requirements as well as the demands of the market.
Its softlines and accessories solutions cover:
- Textiles and clothing;
- Shoes (and other footwear);
- Bags and accessories;
- Jewelry; and
- Linens and towels.
Posted April 25, 2021