About Hanim

HANIM DOGAN-JAIN IS AN AUTHORITY ON RETAIL FASHION, GLOBAL ENTREPRENEUR, AUTHOR, PHILANTHROPIST AND BUSINESS STRATEGIST

Throughout her career Hanim has combined her intense passion for retail, fashion and technology with entrepreneurial drive. She is a citizen of the world having been born in Turkey and raised in the Netherlands, while also having lived in Amsterdam, Istanbul, Manila, Paris and Shanghai.

 

She has over 25 years of experience in retail and IT, but more significantly, her passion lies in giving back to people within these industries. Her experience spans executive roles in buying, sourcing, manufacturing, product development, retail management and E-business.

 

Jain-Dogan has also been the Ladies Wear & Accessories brand manager for couture house Karl Lagerfeld in Paris, the Buying Executive for world leading retailer C&A in Brussels and Sourcing Executive in Shanghai, China.

 

In 1995, Hanim founded her first company in IT software solutions and consultancy based in Istanbul. In 2012, she founded Styleluxx.com, an e-business in Fashion in China and a brand that she launched in South Africa in 2014. Recently, in January 2016 she co-founded Madibas in the Netherlands, a footwear brand designed and produced in the townships of Africa.

 

Hanim also held the position of General Manager for Polo South Africa.

She has a post-graduate qualification from the Paris Fashion Institute, an MBA in Economics from the University of Maastricht and obtained her Economic, Financial Management and Marketing degree from the Université Rennes in France.