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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

Chief Product Officer, Executive Sponsor of our North Carolina DE&I Team

Halide Alagöz is Chief Product Officer. She is responsible for our end-to-end product life cycle, bringing the magic of our design and product vision to life for our consumers around the world. She leads our Polo, RRL and Lauren brand teams and additionally drives innovation and the seamless execution – from development through sourcing – of all products across the Ralph Lauren portfolio. Halide joined the Company in 2016.

Halide Alagöz

Halide Alagöz

Chief Product Officer, Executive Sponsor of our North Carolina DE&I Team

Halide Alagöz is Chief Product Officer. She is responsible for our end-to-end product life cycle, bringing the magic of our design and product vision to life for our consumers around the world. She leads our Polo, RRL and Lauren brand teams and additionally drives innovation and the seamless execution – from development through sourcing – of all products across the Ralph Lauren portfolio. Halide joined the Company in 2016.

Shin Hwee Chua

Regional Chief Executive Officer, Greater China & Southeast Asia

Shin Hwee Chua is Regional Chief Executive Officer for Greater China and Southeast Asia. She is responsible for strategic development, brand elevation and revenue activities across the region. This includes the sustainable growth of all brands across retail, e-commerce, wholesale and local licensing, and leadership of the full regional team. Shin joined the Company in 2017.

Shin Hwee Chua

Shin Hwee Chua

Regional Chief Executive Officer, Greater China & Southeast Asia

Shin Hwee Chua is Regional Chief Executive Officer for Greater China and Southeast Asia. She is responsible for strategic development, brand elevation and revenue activities across the region. This includes the sustainable growth of all brands across retail, e-commerce, wholesale and local licensing, and leadership of the full regional team. Shin joined the Company in 2017.

Frederic Dechnik

Chief Merchandising Officer — Luxury, Women's Footwear & Accessories, Fragrances, Eyewear, Watches & Jewelry

Executive Sponsor of our Religion, Faith and Spirituality DE&I Community Group

Frederic Dechnik is Chief Merchandising Officer — Luxury, Women’s Footwear & Accessories, Fragrances, Eyewear, Watches & Jewelry. He leads our Collection and Purple Label brands, the ultimate expression of Ralph Lauren luxury. He is responsible for the overall brand portfolio strategy for women’s footwear and accessories and is also the product lead for the Company’s partnerships with L’Oréal & Luxottica. Frederic joined the Company in 2015.

Frederic Dechnik

Frederic Dechnik

Chief Merchandising Officer — Luxury, Women's Footwear & Accessories, Fragrances, Eyewear, Watches & Jewelry

Executive Sponsor of our Religion, Faith and Spirituality DE&I Community Group

Frederic Dechnik is Chief Merchandising Officer — Luxury, Women’s Footwear & Accessories, Fragrances, Eyewear, Watches & Jewelry. He leads our Collection and Purple Label brands, the ultimate expression of Ralph Lauren luxury. He is responsible for the overall brand portfolio strategy for women’s footwear and accessories and is also the product lead for the Company’s partnerships with L’Oréal & Luxottica. Frederic joined the Company in 2015.

Avery Fischer

Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Executive Sponsor of our Religion, Faith and Spirituality DE&I Community Group

Avery Fischer is Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. He leads the Company’s global legal organization and is responsible for the Company’s legal strategy, practices and policies. He serves as a senior advisor to the Company’s Board of Directors and leadership team on all complex global legal issues and business interests. He also oversees the global functions of risk management and international trade. Avery joined the Company in 2009.

Avery Fischer

Avery Fischer

Chief Legal Officer and Secretary

Executive Sponsor of our Religion, Faith and Spirituality DE&I Community Group

Avery Fischer is Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. He leads the Company’s global legal organization and is responsible for the Company’s legal strategy, practices and policies. He serves as a senior advisor to the Company’s Board of Directors and leadership team on all complex global legal issues and business interests. He also oversees the global functions of risk management and international trade. Avery joined the Company in 2009.

Katie Ioanilli

Chief Global Impact and Communications Officer

Executive Sponsor of our Working Parents DE&I Community Group

Katie Ioanilli is Chief Global Impact and Communications Officer. She is responsible for ensuring the Company’s high standards for sustainability and corporate citizenship are reflected in its business, culture and operations and for building and stewarding the Company’s reputation around the world. Katie leads strategy and engagement for sustainability, global corporate citizenship, corporate communications, employee communications and public affairs globally. Katie joined the Company in 2017.

Katie Ioanilli

Katie Ioanilli

Chief Global Impact and Communications Officer

Executive Sponsor of our Working Parents DE&I Community Group

Katie Ioanilli is Chief Global Impact and Communications Officer. She is responsible for ensuring the Company’s high standards for sustainability and corporate citizenship are reflected in its business, culture and operations and for building and stewarding the Company’s reputation around the world. Katie leads strategy and engagement for sustainability, global corporate citizenship, corporate communications, employee communications and public affairs globally. Katie joined the Company in 2017.

Jay Kimpton

Regional Chief Executive Officer Japan, Korea & Australia

Jay Kimpton is Regional Chief Executive Officer for Japan, Korea and Australia. He is responsible for strategic development, brand elevation and revenue activities across the region. This includes the sustainable growth of all brands across retail, e-commerce, wholesale and local licensing, and leadership of the full regional team. Jay joined the Company in 2008.

Jay Kimpton

Jay Kimpton

Regional Chief Executive Officer Japan, Korea & Australia

Jay Kimpton is Regional Chief Executive Officer for Japan, Korea and Australia. He is responsible for strategic development, brand elevation and revenue activities across the region. This includes the sustainable growth of all brands across retail, e-commerce, wholesale and local licensing, and leadership of the full regional team. Jay joined the Company in 2008.

David Lauren

Chief Brand and Innovation Officer

David Lauren is Chief Brand and Innovation Officer. He is responsible for overseeing the Company’s capabilities to drive brand strength and financial performance across all channels. David leads the Company’s Innovation, Global Marketing, PR, Advertising, Digital Content, Digital Design and Brand Communications teams. He also acts as a spokesperson and brand ambassador for the Company. He became a member of the Board of Directors in August 2013 and was named Vice Chairman of the Board in 2016. He is also the President of the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation. David joined the Company in 2000.

David Lauren

David Lauren

Chief Brand and Innovation Officer

David Lauren is Chief Brand and Innovation Officer. He is responsible for overseeing the Company’s capabilities to drive brand strength and financial performance across all channels. David leads the Company’s Innovation, Global Marketing, PR, Advertising, Digital Content, Digital Design and Brand Communications teams. He also acts as a spokesperson and brand ambassador for the Company. He became a member of the Board of Directors in August 2013 and was named Vice Chairman of the Board in 2016. He is also the President of the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation. David joined the Company in 2000.

Roseann Lynch

Chief People Officer and Head of the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation

Roseann Lynch is Chief People Officer and Head of the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation. She is responsible for global people and development, which comprises global talent management and acquisition, learning and development, diversity, equity and inclusion, organizational effectiveness, employee benefits and compensation, people practices, and health and safety. She is also the head of the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation. Roseann joined the Company in 2004.

Roseann Lynch

Roseann Lynch

Chief People Officer and Head of the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation

Roseann Lynch is Chief People Officer and Head of the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation. She is responsible for global people and development, which comprises global talent management and acquisition, learning and development, diversity, equity and inclusion, organizational effectiveness, employee benefits and compensation, people practices, and health and safety. She is also the head of the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation. Roseann joined the Company in 2004.

Jane Nielsen

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Jane Nielsen is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. She leads Ralph Lauren’s global finance, business development and real estate organizations and drives the Company’s financial strategy to deliver sustainable profitable growth. She is also responsible for the global functions of internal audit, investor relations, procurement, IT and global logistics. She serves on the Board of Directors of Mondelez International Inc. Jane joined the Company in 2016.​

Jane Nielsen

Jane Nielsen

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Jane Nielsen is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. She leads Ralph Lauren’s global finance, business development and real estate organizations and drives the Company’s financial strategy to deliver sustainable profitable growth. She is also responsible for the global functions of internal audit, investor relations, procurement, IT and global logistics. She serves on the Board of Directors of Mondelez International Inc. Jane joined the Company in 2016.​

Ashley Potter

Regional Chief Executive Officer, EMEA & Emerging Markets

Executive Sponsor of our EMEA DE&I Disability Community Group

Ashley Potter is Regional Chief Executive Officer for EMEA and Emerging Markets. He is responsible for strategic development, brand elevation and revenue activities across the region. This includes the sustainable growth of all brands across retail, e-commerce, wholesale and local licensing, and leadership of the full regional team. Ashley first joined the Company in 1990.

Ashley Potter

Ashley Potter

Regional Chief Executive Officer, EMEA & Emerging Markets

Executive Sponsor of our EMEA DE&I Disability Community Group

Ashley Potter is Regional Chief Executive Officer for EMEA and Emerging Markets. He is responsible for strategic development, brand elevation and revenue activities across the region. This includes the sustainable growth of all brands across retail, e-commerce, wholesale and local licensing, and leadership of the full regional team. Ashley first joined the Company in 1990.

Bob Ranftl

Regional CEO, North America

Bob Ranftl is Regional Chief Executive Officer for North America. He is responsible for strategic development, brand elevation and revenue activities across the region. This includes the sustainable growth of all brands across retail, e-commerce, wholesale and local licensing, and leadership of the full regional team. Bob joined the company in 2015.

Bob Ranftl

Bob Ranftl

Regional CEO, North America

Bob Ranftl is Regional Chief Executive Officer for North America. He is responsible for strategic development, brand elevation and revenue activities across the region. This includes the sustainable growth of all brands across retail, e-commerce, wholesale and local licensing, and leadership of the full regional team. Bob joined the company in 2015.

Guillaume Tardy

Chief Lifestyle and Licensing Officer

Executive Sponsor of our Working Parents DE&I Community Group

Guillaume Tardy is Chief Lifestyle and Licensing Officer. He oversees the Company’s business in lifestyle categories, which include Home, hospitality, watches and jewelry, architecture and design as well as all our licensed partnerships across multiple categories. He is responsible for building the Company’s global lifestyle and licensing strategy on a trajectory that delivers sustainable growth and long-term value creation and contributes to strengthening the brand equity. Guillaume joined the Company in 2020.

Guillaume Tardy

Guillaume Tardy

Chief Lifestyle and Licensing Officer

Executive Sponsor of our Working Parents DE&I Community Group

Guillaume Tardy is Chief Lifestyle and Licensing Officer. He oversees the Company’s business in lifestyle categories, which include Home, hospitality, watches and jewelry, architecture and design as well as all our licensed partnerships across multiple categories. He is responsible for building the Company’s global lifestyle and licensing strategy on a trajectory that delivers sustainable growth and long-term value creation and contributes to strengthening the brand equity. Guillaume joined the Company in 2020.