VP and GM, Product Management
Bed and Bath Encompass Group, LLC
Mr. Langdon has spent 35 years in the textile industry in a variety of roles and responsibilities. For the last twenty plus years he has traveled the globe extensively (more than 40 countries) developing and sourcing all types of textile products. His product experience spans from retail home fashions, to protective and military apparel, and into the medical textile products area. His experience includes woven, nonwoven, and knit manufacturing techniques along with all aspects of printing, dyeing/finishing and Cut/Make/Trim.
He currently holds the position of Vice President of Purchasing and Global Souring at Encompass Group, LLC. Tom received his Bachelors of Science degree from the Stetson School of Business at Mercer University. He possesses various continuing education certificates in Customs, Compliance, CTPAT, Supply Chain Management, ISO 9000 registration and LEAN Manufacturing. In 2012 Tom served on the Techtextil North America Symposium 2012 Advisory Council and chaired the Medical Educational Section. Also in 2012 he participated in American Laundry News “Panel of Experts” section of the magazine representing “textiles” and providing input on issues important to the laundry industry. Has been a guest speaker/presenter at various trade shows and industry events, such as ARTA, IATHM, MAGIC, SPESA, TRSA, Techtextil, and Texprocess. Most recently he was a guest presenter at the MSCO Summit in Shanghai, China and the SCOPE Spring 2016 conference held in Chicago.