Mortimer Singer

Mortimer Singer

President & Chief Executive, Marvin Traub Associates

Successor to the consulting firm’s legendary founder and retail guru, he is growing the team by bringing on new industry experts.

United States Executives 2013 BoF 500 2013 2014 BoF 500 2014

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Biography

Mortimer Singer is the president and chief executive of Marvin Traub Associates, a business development and strategic consultancy firm. Marvin Traub Associates primarily advises brands, retailers and developers in the upscale retail and consumer goods sector.

Singer advises on mergers and acquisitions and formulates retail and distribution strategies in the United States, United Arab Emirates, Russia, India and Europe, and is possessed of a thoroughly global perception of the retail and consumer branches of the fashion industry. Whilst at Marvin Traub Associates, Singer co-founded TSM Capital, an investment vehicle for the consultancy firm.

Singer has led the merchandising and leasing strategy for The Galleria at Sowwah Square, a state of the art luxury retail development in Abu Dhabi, which includes a selection of the world’s leading luxury brands.

Singer joined Marvin Traub Associates in 2002. Prior to joining the firm Singer launched the American division of Quintessentially, the UK founded and based concierge service, heading up the sales and business development teams in addition to marketing and positioning of the brand in the USA. Singer has also held positions at JP Morgan Chase, working in the technology, media and telecom investment banking division.

Singer is on the board of directors of Matthew Williamson and eSupplySystems. Singer co-authored To India With Love: from New York To Mumbai in 2009 and is the co-founder and chairman of Pin Down Bladder Cancer, a charity that raises awareness and funds for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Bladder Cancer Research Fund. Singer is also the Vice Chairman and trustee of the French Institute Alliance Française in New York.

Singer graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. He is married to Amy Sykes Singer, who heads Youtube News for North and South America.

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