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Meet our Director of Product Development and Overseas Manufacturing, Maria Ko

How long have you been working at Cobmex and what is your position?

4 years and Director of Product Development and Overseas Manufacturing.


What gets you excited about coming into work everyday?

I love being able to work with our very talented team.


Tell us about an accomplishment you are particularly proud of?

Being a part of the process to develop a uniform sweater for our prestigious customers. Every day feels like a different and exciting accomplishment.


If you could have a conversation with anyone from the past, who would it be? 

There are so many interesting people that it’s hard to choose just one person!


How would you describe the culture at Cobmex?

An open and welcoming atmosphere. I look forward to coming into work every morning!


Who is your role model?

Mother Teresa


Tell us something no one knows about you? Hidden talent?

I love cooking some special meals when I have the time.


If you could be anyone else for a day, who would it be? 

Grace Coddington and to work a day at Vogue US with Anna Wintour.


Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?

Travelling for leisure – I’m so excited and eager to explore different parts of the world.


How do you overcome challenges? 

I speak to other colleagues for advice and do research to overcome challenges.


If you had to choose a superpower, what would it be? 

The ability to change one’s life.


What is your favorite music type and who is your favorite artist?

I like all genres of music! A few favourite artists include; Enya, Loreena McKennitt, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban and Chris Botti.


Tell us something interesting about yourself that perhaps other colleagues don’t know!

I really enjoy photography.