Bill Feast is a globally experienced, results driven executive with 35+ years of leadership in an array of consumer centric and customer facing retail, destination and themed entertainment industry sectors. His career trajectory with recognized industry leaders such as the Six Flags Corporation, DFS Group (Duty Free Shoppers), LVMH and The Walt Disney Company ultimately led to an eight-year tenure as CEO and Director of RSH Singapore Ltd, an affiliate of Al Futtaim Group of Dubai. Bill led the transformation of RSH from a founder/owner operating model to Singapore’s leading specialty retailer and distributor of fashion, sports and lifestyle brands, resulting in significantly improved operating and financial results, including record EBITDA results over multiple years during his stewardship from 2007 to 2015.
Known for his strengths in driving revenue and profit optimization, strategic business planning, creative approach to problem solving and ability to drive brand growth, Bill has a reputation for being a strong, innovative leader as well as a passionate and collaborative team builder and developer of talent, leveraging his coaching and mentoring skills. He has also conceived, designed and overseen development of a wide array of retail and brand venues as well as leading assessment, acquisition and implementation of ERP systems.
Bill established Solet Advisors LLC in 2002 to provide business advisory services and strategic business development expertise to the retail, consumer brand, destination and licensing industries. He currently serves as an Advisory Board member for two entrepreneurial start-ups, Mamie’s Pies LLC and Arcadia Assisted Living LLC, the former a packaged frozen food entity and the latter an innovative, disruptive health care facility for the aging population, particularly those requiring memory care.
A graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a BS in Industrial Management, Bill is a Nevada resident where he is an active tennis player and enjoys professional and personal travel with his wife and daughter.