Tom Kartsotis

Founder at Bedrock Manufacturing Co. LLC

Tom Kartsotis

Tom Kartsotis

Founder at Bedrock Manufacturing Co. LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Bedrock Manufacturing Co. LLC
Shinola/Detroit LLC
Ilex Consumer Products Group, Inc.

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384

Number of Boards

4

Birthday

1960

Age

61

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Chief Executive Officer at Fossil Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Simon Equity Partners LLC

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Former Director at Fossil Group, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Signet Jewelers Ltd.

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Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer at Fossil Group, Inc.

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Former President-Luxury Division at Fossil Group, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at Bedrock Manufacturing Co. LLC

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Former President, Fashion Accessories & Stores Division at Fossil Group, Inc.

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Former Director & President, Fossil Watches & Stores Division at Fossil Group, Inc.

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Former Managing Director at Fossil (East) Ltd.

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Founder at Bedrock Manufacturing Co. LLC
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Chief Executive Officer at Fossil Group, Inc.

Fossil is a global retailer specializing in the design, innovation, and marketing of fashion lifestyle and accessory products. At the heart of the Company’s vision is a commitment to fostering creativity and delivering the best in design through its two core businesses: Fossil brand; and a multi-brand watch business. The Fossil brand is rooted in authenticity and a distinctive vintage-inspired design aesthetic. With over 390 stores worldwide and a strong global e-commerce business, the brand is internationally known for its eclectic assortment of lifestyle and accessory items including watches, handbags, and clothing. The Company also creates fashion accessories for a number of other owned and licensed brands including MICHELE, Zodiac, Relic, Emporio Armani, DKNY, Armani Exchange, Michael Kors, Diesel, Burberry, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Adidas, Skagen Denmark, and Karl Lagerfeld. The Company is constantly developing its multi-brand portfolio through its core competencies in innovative branding, world-class design, and dynamic global distribution. Highlights Fossil’s diverse portfolio of world-class brands gives it a unique position in the global marketplace. Each core business yields high-margin profits, in addition to a growing and profitable retail segment. We at Fossil are actively committed to our brands, core values, and community. Our strategically-varied channels of distribution of aspiration lifestyle brands coupled with a strong balance sheet have contributed to our global success for over 25 years and provide significant opportunities for future growth. The Business Fossil is comprised of two core businesses: the Fossil brand, and a multi-brand watch business. We believe that the sustainable growth and success of the Company lies in this diversified business model, strengthened by the worldwide appeal of each of the constituent lifestyle brands. Brand Building We build world-class brands. Supported by the best talent in the industry, we specialize in developing the distinct design DNA that defines each brand. We then utilize our world-class global distribution network to bring our collections to life, strategically merchandising these curated product stories to further reinforce the unique strengths of each business

Education
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Texas A&M University (A&M or TAMU) is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas, United States. It is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System, the fourth-largest university in the United States and the largest university in Texas.Texas A&M's designation as a land, sea, and space grant institution reflects a broad range of research with ongoing projects funded by agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research. The school ranks in the top 20 American research institutes in terms of funding and has made notable contributions to such fields as animal cloning and petroleum engineering.

Career History
Founder
2014 - Current

Bedrock Manufacturing is a Dallas, TX based, design and manufacturing group that is home to a growing stable of design-led, global brands that span across a broad number of categories from apparel and entertainment to retail and utility goods, including Clare Vivier, MOLLUSK, SHINOLA and Steven Alan.

Founder
2012 - Prior

Shinola/Detroit LLC produces watches, bicycles and other leather products. The company was founded by Tom Kartsotis in 2011 and is headquartered in Detroit, MI.

Founder
2008 - Prior

Ilex Consumer Products Group, Inc. distributes over-the-counter consumer health products. The firm's brands are sold in the food, drug and mass retail channels throughout the United States and Canada. The company was founded by Tom Kartsotis in 2008 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
Current

Simon Equity Partners is investing in early and expansion-stage companies located in the United States. The firm provides financing for growth capital requirements. It focuses on companies operating in the fields of consumer services.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $50K
2019

Huntsman Cancer Foundation provides cancer treatment services. It offes treatment and support and screening and prevention. The company was founded by Jon M. Huntsman Sr. and Karen Huntsman in 1995 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

$10K - $50K
2018

Huntsman Cancer Foundation provides cancer treatment services. It offes treatment and support and screening and prevention. The company was founded by Jon M. Huntsman Sr. and Karen Huntsman in 1995 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

$10K - $50K
2017

Huntsman Cancer Foundation provides cancer treatment services. It offes treatment and support and screening and prevention. The company was founded by Jon M. Huntsman Sr. and Karen Huntsman in 1995 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

Political Donations
$5,000
2010

Shareholder at Winstead PC

$57K
2008

Former President of United States

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Bedrock Manufacturing Co. LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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Bedrock Manufacturing Co. LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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Bedrock Manufacturing Co. LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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Vueling Airlines SA offers air transportation services. It provides a range of value-added products and services to business and leisure passengers. The company was founded on February 10, 2004 and is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.

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