President, Qurate Retail Group International
Aidan O’Meara became President, Qurate Retail GroupSM International in February 2019, having acted in an advisory capacity to the group since July 2018. Aidan is responsible for driving growth, team member engagement, and innovation at retail operations outside of the U.S., which bring the QVC® shopping experience to customers in Japan, the U.K. and Ireland, Germany and Austria, Italy, and QVC’s joint venture in China. Aidan also explores opportunities to expand Qurate Retail Group’s presence into new markets and new shopping models.
Aidan has over 30 years of experience in international consumer-focused businesses, including 25 years with VF Corporation. Prior to Qurate Retail Group, Aidan served as Group President, International at VF Corp, where he led 12,000 team members across all geographies outside the Americas (Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia) to record performance in 2017, making International VF Corp’s fastest-growing region. During this time, Aidan also served on VF Corp’s executive leadership team.
Previously, Aidan was President, Asia Pacific, where he led the growth of VF Corp’s brand portfolio across this region and turned China into VF Corp’s second-largest market globally. During this time, he oversaw the development of a large, direct-to-consumer business and pioneered the flow of talent between VF Corp’s businesses globally. Across his career, Aidan has run businesses in Ireland, the U.K., Scandinavia, EMEA, Asia, and the U.S.
Aidan earned his bachelor’s degree in business studies from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.