Buxton Midyette is the Vice President of Marketing in the New York office for Supima, the promotional brand of the U.S. Pima cotton industry. His responsibilities include all marketing, publicity and social media activities as well fashion programs that include organizing the Supima Design Competition which is in its 16th year. Buxton has been at Supima since 2002 and has over 30 years of experience in the cotton industry.
His background includes working as a Strategy Consultant specializing in retail and apparel for Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA). Previous to working at KSA, Buxton was the Director of Latin American Operations for the U.S. Cotton Industry.
Buxton has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, an MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Economics and Latin American Studies from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Buxton lives with his wife and three daughters in Lower Manhattan where he is involved in community activities and serves on the Board of Trustees for both Friends Seminary and Westtown School.