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Meet the executive team

Eric G Prengel  Founder / Managing Director - New York / Montreal

Eric is a highly respected and innovative fashion executive who brings more than 25 +years’ experience working with premier brands specializing in profitable growth through best in class go to market strategies for both direct to consumer and wholesale businesses.  Eric’s reputation for brand development, merchandise and financial planning, supply chain optimization, and international business strategy has helped contribute to the successful advancement of many global brands such as: NYJD (Not Your Daughter's Jeans), Kate Spade & Company, Bestseller, Mexx, Kenneth Cole, Ralph Lauren, Mark Ecko Enterprises, Hart Schaffner Marx, Ted Baker and more. Eric has held many Senior Executive positions in addition to consulting roles throughout his career including, Divisional President for a $570M Men’s apparel company and VP of Planning and Allocation for a $2.4B international fashion brand. 


Jannine M Abadi  Founder / President - New York

​Jannine founded Jannine Abadi & Associates in 2013 after refining her skills with multiple search industry veteran's over the course of the past few years. Jannine's many years of field experience within the fashion apparel and footwear sales operations space has allowed her to successfully translate her team building skills into a formidable boutique search firm.  Jannine's experience in understanding the intricacies of each role and the required skill sets needed, has proven to be a winning formula and has made countless successful placements.