Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren
Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer

Mr. R. Lauren founded our business in 1967 and, for over 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 in
Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer
Ralph Lauren Corporation

Angela Ahrendts
Angela Ahrendts
Former Senior Vice President, Retail

Ms. Ahrendts has been a director of the Company since August 2018. She most recently served as the Senior Vice President, Retail of Apple Inc. (“Apple”) from May 2014 through April 2019. Prior to Apple, Ms. Ahrendts joined Burberry Group plc in January 2006 where she served as a director and Chief
Former Senior Vice President, Retail
Apple Inc.

John R. Alchin
John R. Alchin
Former 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 (“Comcast”), a broadband cable provider offering a variety of consumer entertainment and communication products and services,
Former Executive Vice President and Co-Chief Financial Officer
Comcast Corporation

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 served as Lead Independent Director of our Board from Fiscal 2017 until the 2021 Annual Meeting. He is Executive Vice Chairman of The Hearst Corporation (“Hearst”) and served as Hearst’s Chief Executive Officer from 1979 to 2002
Executive Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee
The Hearst Corporation

Debra Cupp
Debra Cupp
President, Microsoft North America

Ms. Cupp is currently the President of Microsoft North America, a division of Microsoft Corporation, a global technology company. Ms. Cupp leads a significant business responsible for the sales strategy, execution, and revenue growth for the Microsoft US and Canada business which spans enterprise,
President, Microsoft North America
Microsoft Corporation

Linda Findley
Linda Findley
President and Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Findley has been a director of the Company since August 2018. Ms. Findley has served as the President, Chief Executive Officer of Blue Apron Holdings, Inc., a public company, since April 2019. Prior to that, she served as COO of Etsy, Inc. (“Etsy”), where she oversaw product, design, marketing,
President and Chief Executive Officer
Blue Apron Holdings, Inc.

Michael A. George
Michael A. George
Former President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. George has been a director of the Company since May 2018. Mr. George previously served as the President of QVC, Inc. (“QVC”) from November 2005 through March 2018 and as its Chief Executive Officer since April 2006 through March 2018. In 2018, he was named CEO of QVC’s parent, Liberty
Former President and Chief Executive Officer
Qurate Retail, Inc.

Valerie Jarrett
Valerie Jarrett
Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Jarrett was appointed as a director of the Company in October 2020. She is the Chief Executive Officer of The Barack Obama Foundation, a Senior Distinguished Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School, and a senior advisor to ATTN:. She serves as Board Chair of Civic Nation and Co-Chair of
Chief Executive Officer
The Barack Obama Foundation

Hubert Joly
Hubert Joly
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Joly has been a director of the Company since June 2009 and currently serves as the Lead Independent Director of the Board. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc. where he served from 2012 to 2020. In addition, Mr.
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Best Buy Co., Inc.

David Lauren
David Lauren
Chief Branding & Innovation Officer and Vice Chairman of the Board

Mr. D. Lauren has been our Chief Branding and Innovation Officer, Strategic Advisor to the CEO, and Vice Chairman of the Board since April 2022. He served as our Chief Innovative Officer, Strategic Advisor to the CEO, and Vice Chairman of the Board from October 2016 to March 2022.
Chief Branding & 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, leading the Company and its 24,000 employees worldwide in their purpose-inspired Next Great Chapter strategy to deliver sustainable growth and value creation.   Since joining Ralph Lauren Corporation in 2017, Mr.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Ralph Lauren Corporation

Darren Walker
Darren Walker
President

Darren Walker has been a director of the Company since July 2020. Mr. Walker has served since 2013 as president of the Ford Foundation (“Ford”), one of the world’s largest foundations with an endowment of $16 billion. He is also the co-founder and chair of the US Impact Investing Alliance, and
President
Ford Foundation

Wei Zhang
Wei Zhang
Former Senior Advisor and President

Ms. Zhang has been a director of the company since November 2022. Most recently, Ms. Zhang was Senior Advisor and President of Alibaba Pictures Group, leading global operations since its formation in 2014. She joined Alibaba Group in 2008 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and spent
Former Senior Advisor and President
Alibaba Pictures Group

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