CEO & President
Global Brand Partners Pte Ltd

Mr Killick Datta

CEO & President, Global Brand Partners Pte Ltd

Killick Datta, founded and heads up GBP, a global fashion and retail brand company, invited here originally by Singapore’s EDB. He has launched the performance footwear and apparel collection under the brand Beachbody, the world’s largest fitness and health brand. He is also the Managing Partner of Universify Pte. Ltd. one of the world’s largest celebrity brand management companies.

Previously based in the United States, Killick was head of Nike’s International Business Development, President of LA Gear, Wolverine Worldwide Intl. (Hush Puppies, Sperry, Sebago, Merrell, etc.) , Brooks Sports, Skechers Inc., and CEO of Global Brand Marketing (Diesel, Nautica, Sean John, Pony, 7 for all mankind, etc.). He is also a Managing Partner of Universify , a global agency devoted to developing several celebrity and other brands such as Jennifer Lopez.

Killick is currently an Industry Advisor (ITAC) for Apparel, Footwear, and Bags to the U.S. Department of Commerce and serves on the Board of several major trade industry associations such as the American Apparel and Footwear Association, World Federation Sporting Goods Industry, and U.S. Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. He went to school in Oxford and he holds a BSc in Chemistry & Biochemistry from University College, and an MBA from Durham University Business School, all based in the United Kingdom.