Dottie Mattison joins Guggenheim Partners as senior managing director
A retail and apparel industry veteran, Ms. Mattison was most recently the senior vice president of the Apparel Global Merchandising Center of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Ms. Mattison was responsible for all product strategy, design, development, sourcing, production and brand management for Wal-Mart’s portfolio of private apparel brands. She also led the relocation and build-out of Wal-Mart’s apparel operation when the business moved to New York City in 2007.
Prior to this role, Ms. Mattison was vice president and chief merchant of Walmart.com. She started her retail career as an hourly sales associate in the Gap Brand Stores division of Gap Inc., rising through the company’s merchandising ranks to vice president.
In 2007, The Wall Street Journal named Mattison one of "50 Women to Watch." She has been a participant in Fortune magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Business Summit, and a member of the National Association of Female Executives Closed Roundtable. ■