Douglas Zarkin

Kings County, New York, US

Chief Marketing Officer Pearle Vision

About Douglas


Named Marketer of The Next Generation by Brandweek

2014-2015 Silver Effie Award Winner

Guest lecturer at Xavier University, Miami University of Ohio, Duke University The Fuqua School of Business, New York University and Harvard University

Recognized by Youth Marketing Newsletter as One of the 15 to Watch in Youth Marketing

Recipient Best Executed Launch Strategy Award by WWD

2011-2012 Bulldog Drummond Award Winner for Best Executed Social Media Platform

Co-authored the business plan and oversaw the brand development and marketing of Avon’s global upscale young women’s brand “mark,” driving $118 million in non traditional retail, e-commerce and catalogue sales in 18 months.

Lead Victoria’s Secret PINK from test market to $400 Million cross-category brand (apparel, beauty, accessories) and stand-alone e-commerce and brick and mortar business, with P&L ownership for all brand marketing, in-store merchandising, digital and public relations activities

Retained consultant for Private Equity and Investment Firms specializing in the acquisition, expansion and sale of companies within the fashion, beauty, entertainment and retail space

Co founded and lead the business development and client services team at G WHIZ, the $50 Million Youth and Entertainment division of the Grey Global Group

Oversaw the domestic and international integrated advertising and marketing teams for entertainment and leisure clients; Jive Records, Warner Bros. Theatrical & Home Video, The WB Network, Bravo, W Hotels and The Food Network

Work Experience

Editorial Director

MindRocket Media Group

April 2016 - December 2016