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 leadership roles at the Company with responsibility for advertising, marketing and communications. He has been a director of the Company since August 2013. Mr. 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. He has been instrumental in growing our global e-commerce business and pioneering our technology initiatives. He serves on the board of trustees of the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention and the board of directors of The National Museum of American History. Mr. David Lauren is also the President of The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation. Before joining the Company in 2000, he was Editor-In-Chief and President of Swing, a general interest publication for Generation X. He is the son of Mr. Ralph Lauren.