In this installment of the Footwear Plus Digital Series, Belinda Pina, VP Wainscot Media, speaks with Paul Lee, CEO NHN Global.
Footwear Plus presents:
Digital Series: Online Wholesale Marketplace
Paul Lee, CEO NHN Global
About Paul Lee
Paul Lee is the CEO of NHN Global Inc., where he provides executive leadership to FashionGo, a B2B wholesale online marketplace for the fashion apparel, accessories, footwear and beauty industries.
Paul began his career in investment banking primarily in mergers & acquisitions. His 14-year tenure on Wall Street included roles at many prominent firms such as Citigroup, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Merrill Lynch and Berenson & Company with a focus on Fortune 500 companies in the consumer & retail sectors. His notable clients included Wrigley, Best Buy, Sally Beauty, CKX (owner of American Idol) and Nordstrom.
In 2014, Paul pivoted from Wall Street to C-level executive roles and eventually transitioned to NHN Global, for three years before taking the role as CEO in January 2020. His expansive career path and far reaching skill set are critical in the company’s pursuit of strategic business expansion.
Paul is a graduate of SUNY at Binghamton and Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his family.
FashionGo is the leading B2B wholesale online marketplace that enables the fashion industry to connect and discover new opportunities. Established in 2002 in the heart of the Los Angeles Fashion District, FashionGo supports the global wholesale industry to buy and sell the latest trends in fashion & lifestyle on a one-stop platform. With thousands of vendors and close to 1 million registered retailers, FashionGo provides powerful tools, best in class service, and insightful data. Driven by technology, FashionGo is how buyers and sellers of all stages shop smarter, sell more, and grow faster. FashionGo is part of NHN Global.
In 2022, FashionGo announced FashionGo Dropshipping, a free-to-use service with trusted US brands to dropship from. FashionGo Dropshipping offers a risk and hassle-free solution for retailers and boutique to start or expand their business.
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