Fuquay-Varina, NC (PRWEB) October 04, 2013
Bob Barker Company Inc. recently hired Riaz Merchant as the Sourcing Specialist for Southeast Asia. His responsibilities will include buying and sourcing products from the Pakistan, India and Bangladesh regions of Southeast Asia.
“He is a fantastic addition to both buying and sourcing. He has a great background for both tasks,” said Jeff Fallanca, VP of Sales, Marketing and Sourcing.
Riaz owned a shoe company for 18 years before joining the Bob Barker team. By way of overseeing the entire retail operation of 5 stores, he gained valuable experience in both importing and manufacturing of footwear and apparel.
Riaz is fluent in both Urdi and Hindi languages. He also has a strong understanding of western culture and knows how to conduct business cross-culturally.
Riaz enjoys being a part of a company that is large, yet still feels family orientated. He also appreciates the value system that standards are held to.
Since 1972, Bob Barker Company, Inc., has offered the broadest product line and the largest inventory of detention supplies in the country to federal, state, and local government agencies and select businesses. Bob Barker Company’s corporate headquarters and primary distribution center is located in Fuquay-Varina, NC, with a state-of-the-art distribution and sales center in Ogden, Utah.