Tim relocated to Eden Prairie, MN in May, leaving his role as COO & CFO of Amerimark Interactive (amerimarkinteractive.com), an eCommerce company with $750+ million in annual revenues headquartered in Chicago.
Tim originally joined Evine as its CFO in 2015, and was promoted to COO & CFO in 2017, which was the first year in 10 years that Evine produced positive net income.
Tim is an Interactive Media executive with 25+ years of diversified operational, M&A and financial management experience for publicly held and private industry leaders in media, eCommerce and technology. He has held senior executive roles in companies including: IAC, Scripps Interactive, Tribune Media, Sinclair Broadcasting, and J. Peterman. Mr. Peterman began his career at KPMG in Chicago in 1989, is a CPA and holds a BS in accounting from the University of Kentucky.
Jean-Guillaume Sabatier rejoined the Company as Executive Vice President, Chief Commerce Officer, in May 2019. His role is focused on operating fundamentals in pricing, merchandising, programming and planning. Most recently from March 2017 until rejoining Evine, Mr. Sabatier served as a planning and programming consultant in both Germany and Italy to HSE24, an omni-channel retailer. From November 2008 to March 2017, Mr. Sabatier served as Evine’s Senior Vice President, Sales & Product Planning. Mr. Sabatier served as Director, Sales and Product Planning for QVC, Inc., from July 2007 to October 2008. Prior to that time, Mr. Sabatier held various positions in QVC’s German business unit, including Director, Programming and Planning from July 2003 to July 2007. He began his QVC career as a sales and product planner in June 1997. Mr. Sabatier holds a BS and MBA from West Chester University in Pennsylvania.
Michael Porter was appointed as our SVP, Chief Financial Officer (and principal accounting officer) in May 2019. Mr. Porter joined our company as Director, Financing, Planning & Analysis, in July 2015 and was promoted to our Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations, in November 2016. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Porter served in multiple finance and accounting roles with Target Corp. from May 2004 to July 2015. Mr. Porter holds a MBA from the University of Minnesota and BBA from the University of Iowa.