Corporate Governance

CORPORATE OFFICERS

  • Ralph Lauren
    Ralph Lauren
    Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer

    Mr. R. Lauren founded our business in 1967 and, for five decades, has cultivated the iconography of America into a global lifestyle brand. He is currently our Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer and has been a director of the Company since prior to our initial public offering

    Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer

  • Patrice Louvet
    Patrice Louvet
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Patrice Louvet is President and Chief Executive Officer of Ralph Lauren Corporation and also serves on the Ralph Lauren Board of Directors. Mr. Louvet joined the Ralph Lauren Corporation in July 2017 after serving as Group President at Procter & Gamble (P&G). He’s a global bra

    President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Jane Nielsen
    Jane Nielsen
    Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

    Jane Nielsen has been the Chief Financial Officer at Ralph Lauren Corporation since September 2016 and its Chief Operating Officer since April 2019. She leads Ralph Lauren's global technology, finance, business development and real estate organizations, and drives the company's financia

    Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

  • David Lauren
    David Lauren
    Chief Innovation Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board

    Mr. David Lauren has been our Chief Innovation Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board since October 2016. From November 2010 to October 2016, he served as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Global Advertising, Marketing and Communications. Prior to that, he served in numerous lea

    Chief Innovation Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board

  • Howard Smith
    Howard Smith
    Chief Commercial Officer

    Mr. Howard Smith is Chief Commercial Officer at Ralph Lauren. He has been with Ralph Lauren for over 16 years, having worked in various capacities based in the US, Europe and Asia. Most recently he was responsible for the Company’s International Division, based in Geneva, Switzerland, w

    Chief Commercial Officer

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Ralph Lauren
    Ralph Lauren
    Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer

    Mr. R. Lauren founded our business in 1967 and, for five decades, has cultivated the iconography of America into a global lifestyle brand. He is currently our Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer and has been a director of the Company since prior to our initial public offering

    Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer

    Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Angela Ahrendts
    Angela Ahrendts
    Senior Vice President, Retail

    Ms. Ahrendts has been a director of the Company since May 2018. Ms. Ahrendts has served as the Senior Vice President, Retail of Apple Inc. (“Apple”) since May 2014. Prior to Apple, Ms. Ahrendts joined Burberry Group plc in January 2006 where she served as a director and Chief Executive

    Senior Vice President, Retail

    Apple Inc.
  • John R. Alchin
    John R. Alchin
    Retired Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Alchin has been a director of the Company since February 2007. He served as Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Comcast Corporation, a broadband cable provider offering a variety of consumer entertainment and communication products and services,

    Retired Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Financial Officer

    Comcast Corporation
  • Arnold H. Aronson
    Arnold H. Aronson
    Principal Director, Retail Strategies

    Mr. Aronson has been a director of the Company since November 2001. Since November 2016, he has been a Principal Director of Retail Strategies of Kurt Salmon, a part of Accenture plc’s retail industry consulting practice, specializing in providing consulting services to retail and consu

    Principal Director, Retail Strategies

    Kurt Salmon
  • Frank A. Bennack Jr.
    Frank A. Bennack Jr.
    Executive Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee

    Mr. Bennack has been a director of the Company since January 1998 and also serves as Lead Independent Director of our Board. He is Executive Vice Chairman of The Hearst Corporation (“Hearst”) and served as Hearst’s Chief Executive Officer from 1979 to 2002 and then again from June 2008

    Executive Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee

    The Hearst Corporation
  • Dr. Joyce F. Brown
    Dr. Joyce F. Brown
    President

    Dr. Brown has been a director of the Company since May 2001. She has been the President of the Fashion Institute of Technology (“FIT”) and Chief Executive Officer of the FIT Foundation since 1998. From 1983 to 1992, Dr. Brown served as Vice Chancellor, as well as the University Dean of

    President

    Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Joel L. Fleishman
    Joel L. Fleishman
    Professor of Law and Public Policy

    Mr. Fleishman, a director of the Company since January 1999, has been Professor of Law and Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University since 1971 and the Director of the Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center for Ethics, Public Policy and the Professions at Duke Uni

    Professor of Law and Public Policy

    Duke University
  • Michael A. George
    Michael A. George
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. George has been a director of the Company since May 2018. He has served as the President of QVC, Inc. (“QVC”) since November 2005 and as its Chief Executive Officer since April 2006. In 2018, he was named CEO of QVC’s parent, Liberty Interactive, which was subsequently renamed Qurat

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Qurate Retail, Inc.
  • Hubert Joly
    Hubert Joly
    President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors

    Mr. Joly has been a director of the Company since June 2009. He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc. (“Best Buy”) since September 2012. Mr. Joly also serves as a member of Best Buy’s board of directors and has been its Chairman since June 2015. P

    President and Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors

    Best Buy Co., Inc.
  • Linda Findley Kozlowski
    Linda Findley Kozlowski
    Chief Operating Officer Etsy, Inc.

    Ms. Kozlowski has been a director of the Company since August 2018. Ms. Kozlowski has served as the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of Etsy since May 2016. Prior to joining Etsy, Ms. Kozlowski was COO of Evernote, where she oversaw worldwide operations, and led crossfunctional teams in

    Chief Operating Officer Etsy, Inc.

    Etsy, Inc.
  • David Lauren
    David Lauren
    Chief Innovation Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board

    Mr. D. Lauren has been our Chief Innovation Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board since October 2016. From November 2010 to October 2016, he served as our Executive Vice President of Global Advertising, Marketing and Communications. Prior to that, he served in numerous leadership roles

    Chief Innovation Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board

    Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Patrice Louvet
    Patrice Louvet
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Patrice Louvet is President and Chief Executive Officer of Ralph Lauren Corporation and also serves on the Ralph Lauren Board of Directors.   Mr. Louvet joined the Ralph Lauren Corporation in July 2017 after serving as Group President at Procter & Gamble (P&G). He’s a global br

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Ralph Lauren Corporation
  • Judith McHale
    Judith McHale
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Ms. McHale has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Cane Investments, LLC since 2011. Ms. McHale previously served as the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of State from 2009 to 2011. In 2006, Ms. McHale worked in

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Cane Investments, LLC
  • Robert C. Wright
    Robert C. Wright
    Senior Advisor

    Mr. Wright has been a director of the Company since May 2007. He is a Co-Founder of Autism Speaks and has been a Senior Advisor at Lee Equity Partners, LLC, an investment firm, since May 2008 and Chief Executive Officer of the Palm Beach Civic Association since April 2010. He served as

    Senior Advisor

    Lee Equity Partners, LLC
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