Scout Hk (Hell’s Kitchen), was founded in 2009 by its Co-President, AJ Majumdar. AJ has a 20+ year career in the fashion industry, working at national and global brands such as Lord and Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, 7 for All Mankind, Isabella Fiore, Havaianas and Polo Ralph Lauren. Along with his team of seasoned industry executives and young entrepreneurial associates, AJ has launched and grown brands at Neiman Marcus, Saks, Bloomingdale’s, Lord and Taylor, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Bon Ton, Belk, Nordstrom, Barney’s, Selfridge’s, Hudson Bay Company, Isetan and countless boutique and online retailers. Today, the focus remains on contemporary and modern brands looking to grow within North America and beyond.
In 2014, Scott Sussman joined as co-president. Scott is an industry expert whose focus has been in the non-apparel end of the fashion business, more specifically in handbags, accessories, and footwear. While working at Saks Fifth Avenue, he rose to become a buyer for such handbag brands as Miu Miu, the Saks Private Brand Collection. His wholesale career ranged from sales management, merchandise director and product developer. Now he is applying these skills to the brands at Scout HK.