One Source Apparel On Boards 25-year Textile & Apparel Industry Veteran John Mitchell


Global Sourcing Company, One Source Apparel, on board’s 25 year industry veteran John Mitchell as Vice President of Global Sales & New Business Development. 

Mitchell has over 25 years experience in the textile and apparel business. He comes to One Source Apparel having spent the last 8 years at Cocona as Vice President of Sales and New Business. John was at Cocona from near the start and was the key force in building the Cocona customer base into what it is today.

In the 90s, John started building his textile and garment foundation at Polartec (Malden Mills) in positions within QC Management and Sales. Then Mitchell went on to hold Vice President level sales positions at both Dyersburg and Outlast Technologies.

“We have been interested in bringing John on board for several years,” said One Source Apparel CEO and Co-owner Fred Butts. “John brings to One Source a tremendous amount of textile and garment knowledge across a wide variety of markets, including but not limited to Outdoor. We have been growing over 25% per year for the last 5 years, and John’s powerful entrepreneurial approach is a key ingredient to continue that growth across multiple channels to market. John’s unmatched energy and drive, combined with his knowledge and communication skills make him precisely what One Source needs to deliver a world class sales experience to our customers.”

One Source Apparel offers comprehensive sourcing solutions including textile selection / engineering, design, as well as transparent and compliant garment manufacturing and logistics. One Source works extensively with both knit and woven apparel, including base layer and performance shirting, fleece, soft shell, polyfill, down and rainwear. Its services are used widely by top outdoor lifestyle, fashion, work wear and hunting brands. Based in Portsmouth, NH with offices in Ho Chi Minh and Shanghai, One Source Apparel is celebrating its 12th year anniversary.


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