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RALPH LAUREN

RALPH LAUREN

Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer
Ralph Lauren has built a global lifestyle brand representing the best in American design, exemplified by natural elegance and the utmost attention to detail. Mr. Lauren founded the Company in 1967 and is a member of the Board of Directors.
Patrice Louvet

Patrice Louvet

President and Chief Executive Officer
Patrice Louvet is accountable for driving Ralph Lauren Corporation’s Next Great Chapter strategy and execution. He is focused on delivering sustainable, long-term growth and value creation for the iconic brand globally, in partnership with Mr. Ralph Lauren and the broader leadership team. Mr. Louvet joined the Company in July 2017 and is also a member of the Ralph Lauren Board of Directors.

HALIDE ALAGÖZ

Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer

Halide Alagöz is responsible for all areas of manufacturing and sourcing of our products worldwide. She leads our production, sourcing and commercial-supporting functions and partners with the design and product development teams to strengthen the brand, drive profitable sales growth and deliver strong shareholder return. She also oversees Ralph Lauren’s sustainability and global planning initiatives. Ms. Alagöz joined the Company in 2016.

HALIDE ALAGÖZ

HALIDE ALAGÖZ

Executive Vice President, Chief Supply Chain and Sustainability Officer

Halide Alagöz is responsible for all areas of manufacturing and sourcing of our products worldwide. She leads our production, sourcing and commercial-supporting functions and partners with the design and product development teams to strengthen the brand, drive profitable sales growth and deliver strong shareholder return. She also oversees Ralph Lauren’s sustainability and global planning initiatives. Ms. Alagöz joined the Company in 2016.

Jonathan Bottomley

Chief Marketing Officer

Jonathan Bottomley is responsible for engaging consumers in the digital age and ensuring our brands cut through in modern culture. He leads the marketing team globally, working with our brands and regions to develop strategies, build partnerships and create campaigns across our platforms that unlock growth for the business. Mr. Bottomley joined the Company in 2017.

Jonathan Bottomley

Jonathan Bottomley

Chief Marketing Officer

Jonathan Bottomley is responsible for engaging consumers in the digital age and ensuring our brands cut through in modern culture. He leads the marketing team globally, working with our brands and regions to develop strategies, build partnerships and create campaigns across our platforms that unlock growth for the business. Mr. Bottomley joined the Company in 2017.

ALICE DELAHUNT

Chief Digital Officer

Alice Delahunt is responsible for elevating the Company’s global digital platforms and enhancing the digital experience for consumers across all channels to drive consumer acquisition, retention, value and revenue. Ms. Delahunt joined the Company in 2018.

ALICE DELAHUNT

ALICE DELAHUNT

Chief Digital Officer

Alice Delahunt is responsible for elevating the Company’s global digital platforms and enhancing the digital experience for consumers across all channels to drive consumer acquisition, retention, value and revenue. Ms. Delahunt joined the Company in 2018.

Karen Eliot

Corporate Senior Vice President, Creative Officer

Karen Eliot brings the company’s cinematic vision to life. She is responsible for leading the creative direction for Ralph Lauren store design, decorative, apparel and home showrooms, and special events. Ms. Eliot joined the company in 1988.

Karen Eliot

Karen Eliot

Corporate Senior Vice President, Creative Officer

Karen Eliot brings the company’s cinematic vision to life. She is responsible for leading the creative direction for Ralph Lauren store design, decorative, apparel and home showrooms, and special events. Ms. Eliot joined the company in 1988.

Charles Fagan

Executive Vice President, Hospitality, and Chief of Staff to Ralph Lauren

Charles Fagan oversees the development and implementation of a cohesive hospitality strategy that includes maximizing our current operations and exploring additional opportunities for growth and expansion. He is also responsible for building a profitable hospitality business, strengthening the brand and creating value for the Company. In his work with Mr. Lauren, Mr. Fagan is responsible for effectively communicating Mr. Lauren’s point of view across lines of business, brands and regions. He also provides guidance and support in developing a consistent branding direction as it relates to key Company initiatives on a global basis. Mr. Fagan joined the Company in 1986.

Charles Fagan

Charles Fagan

Executive Vice President, Hospitality, and Chief of Staff to Ralph Lauren

Charles Fagan oversees the development and implementation of a cohesive hospitality strategy that includes maximizing our current operations and exploring additional opportunities for growth and expansion. He is also responsible for building a profitable hospitality business, strengthening the brand and creating value for the Company. In his work with Mr. Lauren, Mr. Fagan is responsible for effectively communicating Mr. Lauren’s point of view across lines of business, brands and regions. He also provides guidance and support in developing a consistent branding direction as it relates to key Company initiatives on a global basis. Mr. Fagan joined the Company in 1986.

Avery Fischer

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Avery Fischer is responsible for managing all of our global legal affairs, including counseling on general corporate and commercial, intellectual property, compliance, corporate governance and securities, transactions, real estate and employment matters. Mr. Fischer joined the Company in 2009.

Avery Fischer

Avery Fischer

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Avery Fischer is responsible for managing all of our global legal affairs, including counseling on general corporate and commercial, intellectual property, compliance, corporate governance and securities, transactions, real estate and employment matters. Mr. Fischer joined the Company in 2009.

Katie Ioanilli

Corporate Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Communication & Public Affairs

Katie Ioanilli is responsible for building and protecting Ralph Lauren’s corporate reputation around the world. Ms. Ioanilli oversees corporate and employee communications, as well as public affairs globally. She joined the Company in 2017.

Katie Ioanilli

Katie Ioanilli

Corporate Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Communication & Public Affairs

Katie Ioanilli is responsible for building and protecting Ralph Lauren’s corporate reputation around the world. Ms. Ioanilli oversees corporate and employee communications, as well as public affairs globally. She joined the Company in 2017.

David Lauren

Chief Innovation Officer, Strategic Advisor to the CEO, Head of the Ralph Lauren Foundation, and Vice Chairman of the Board

As Chief Innovation Officer, David Lauren is responsible for overseeing the Company’s innovation processes and capabilities to drive the Company’s brand strength and financial performance across all channels. As Strategic Advisor, he surfaces opportunities in partnership with the Executive Leadership Team and supports solutions to challenges across the Company. He also acts as a spokesperson and brand ambassador for the Company, and works closely with consumer marketing and on brand communications. In his work with the Ralph Lauren Foundation, Mr. Lauren is working to strategically expand the Foundation’s reach and recognition as part of the Company’s overall Corporate Responsibility strategy. He became a member of the Board of Directors in August 2013 and was named Vice Chairman of the Board in 2016. Mr. Lauren joined the Company in 2000.

David Lauren

David Lauren

Chief Innovation Officer, Strategic Advisor to the CEO, Head of the Ralph Lauren Foundation, and Vice Chairman of the Board

As Chief Innovation Officer, David Lauren is responsible for overseeing the Company’s innovation processes and capabilities to drive the Company’s brand strength and financial performance across all channels. As Strategic Advisor, he surfaces opportunities in partnership with the Executive Leadership Team and supports solutions to challenges across the Company. He also acts as a spokesperson and brand ambassador for the Company, and works closely with consumer marketing and on brand communications. In his work with the Ralph Lauren Foundation, Mr. Lauren is working to strategically expand the Foundation’s reach and recognition as part of the Company’s overall Corporate Responsibility strategy. He became a member of the Board of Directors in August 2013 and was named Vice Chairman of the Board in 2016. Mr. Lauren joined the Company in 2000.

Roseann Lynch

Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer, Global People & Development

Roseann Lynch is responsible for the Company’s global people and development, which comprises global talent management and acquisition, learning and development, employee benefits and organizational effectiveness. Ms. Lynch joined the Company in 2004.

Roseann Lynch

Roseann Lynch

Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer, Global People & Development

Roseann Lynch is responsible for the Company’s global people and development, which comprises global talent management and acquisition, learning and development, employee benefits and organizational effectiveness. Ms. Lynch joined the Company in 2004.

Jane Nielsen

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Jane Nielsen leads the Company’s global finance, business development and real estate organizations, and drives the company's financial strategy to deliver sustainable profitable growth. In addition, she oversees the global functions of Internal Audit, Investor Relations, IT and Procurement. Ms. Nielsen joined the Company in 2016.

Jane Nielsen

Jane Nielsen

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Jane Nielsen leads the Company’s global finance, business development and real estate organizations, and drives the company's financial strategy to deliver sustainable profitable growth. In addition, she oversees the global functions of Internal Audit, Investor Relations, IT and Procurement. Ms. Nielsen joined the Company in 2016.

Janet Sherlock

Chief Information Officer

Janet Sherlock is responsible for the Company’s global technology strategy and execution. She and her team are driving the technology transformation and digitization at Ralph Lauren. Ms. Sherlock joined the Company in 2017.

Janet Sherlock

Janet Sherlock

Chief Information Officer

Janet Sherlock is responsible for the Company’s global technology strategy and execution. She and her team are driving the technology transformation and digitization at Ralph Lauren. Ms. Sherlock joined the Company in 2017.

Howard Smith

Chief Commercial Officer

Howard Smith oversees all brand and commercial activities across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. This includes retail, e-commerce, wholesale and factory stores. Mr. Smith joined the Company in 2002.

Howard Smith

Howard Smith

Chief Commercial Officer

Howard Smith oversees all brand and commercial activities across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. This includes retail, e-commerce, wholesale and factory stores. Mr. Smith joined the Company in 2002.