Peter Marcus Group

Brand Building Strategies for the Fashion Industry

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Peter Grueterich, President & Founder

For twenty years, Peter has held senior executive positions with multinational companies overseeing such functions as brand building, sales. Finance, information systems, logistics, communications, and human resources. His experience has spanned Europe and North America and a range of industries including luxury goods, retailing, and IT.

After a career in Management Consulting with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, a significant portion of his background was as President and CEO of Bruno Magli, a leader in luxury leather goods. Peter built the Bruno Magli brand in North America including an aggressive wholesale division and 11 luxury boutiques in the most sought after US locations over a 15-year term. After significant growth, Peter sold the company to a private equity firm in 2002. In 2004, Peter founded the Peter Marcus Group.

Peter is a member of the Retailing and Luxury Goods Association of Columbia University where he earned his MBA. 

 

Gladys Cutler, EVP Sales

Gladys is an expert in luxury goods sales and marketing. Her experience spans many years of management in marketing and sales with major luxury brands such as Bruno Magli, Stuart Weitzman, Bally, Oscar de la Renta, Richard Tyler, Isaac Mizrahi. She also launched new designers such as Alejandro Ingelmo, and Mary Norton.

Gladys has a long history with the US market, as well as Europe, Mideast, and East Asia. She works very closely with major retailers such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Barneys, Bergdorf Goodman, Nordstrom, Jeffrey, Zappos.com, ShopBop, Hirshleifers, Kitson, Intermix, Harvey Nichols, Podium, Vakko, Browns, Isetan, Beyman, and Lane Crawford.