Tapestry appoints new board member
Tapestry Inc, the parent company of Kate Spade, Coach, and Stuart Weitzman, announced on Tuesday the appointment of Hanneke Faber to Tapestry’s board of directors.
The arrival of Faber brings the number of directors on the New York-based company’s board up to 11, including ten independent directors.
Faber has nearly 30 years experience in consumer goods and retail, and currently serves as president, Global Foods and Refreshment at Unilever PLC. Prior to that, she held global leadership roles at Royal Ahold Delhaize where she served as chief e-commerce and innovation officer, and The Procter & Gamble Company, including substantial experience in the Asia Pacific region.
Moreover, she is a board member at the World Economic Forum Food Stewards Board; Food Drink Europe; and Leading Executives Advancing Diversity (LEAD) and served on the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG from 2016 until 2021.
“We are delighted that Hanneke has agreed to join our Board. She is a global executive with a proven track record of growth in consumer goods, retail and e-commerce,” said Joanne Crevoiserat, chief executive officer of Tapestry.
“In addition, she is a recognized brand builder, innovator and champion for sustainability and diversity. We are confident that her knowledge and perspective will prove valuable to us as we continue to execute our people-centered and purpose-led strategy while fueling long-term growth and profitability across our portfolio of brands.”
Upon her appointment, Faber said: “I’m excited to be joining the board of directors of Tapestry, a company with three powerful global brands with deep connections to consumers and a commitment to people and purpose. I look forward to supporting the organization as it focuses on strengthening its platform to drive brand growth while driving positive change for people, planet and community.”
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