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Tom DeLuca | Board of Directors

Tom DeLuca the Chair of SAI’s Governing Board of Directors.  He is also the founder and CEO of CCI Consulting.
Previously, Mr. DeLuca served as Vice President of Imports and Compliance at Toys “R” Us, the world’s leading retailer of toys and baby products with over $13 billion in worldwide sales in 2014.  He has over 45 years of retailing experience and spent the last 25 years with Toys “R” Us in senior management positions prior to retiring in 2008.  During that period, he made over 100 buying and sourcing trips to South America, Hong Kong, China and several other Pacific Rim countries.  Mr. DeLuca was also responsible for the company’s benchmark toy safety compliance programs that he developed and implemented in 1989.  In 1995, the company was honored by the Chairman of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission for its’ significant accomplishments in toy safety.  His responsibilities also included the company’s comprehensive Code of Conduct for Suppliers program that he authored and implemented in 1997.  In that same year Toys “R” Us was honored with “The Pioneer Award in Global Ethics” as a corporate conscience award winner by the Council on Economic Priorities (CEP).  Mr. DeLuca has been a frequent guest speaker and panelist at numerous conferences on Product Safety, Codes of Conduct, Responsible Business Practices, and International Labor Standards.
Mr. DeLuca is a former Chair of SAI’s Advisory Board and is a member of SAI’s Finance Committee, the Advisory Board Founder’s Committee and member of SAAS’s Accreditation Review Panel.