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 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 1997.
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. Ms. Ahrendts 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
Former 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, from
Retired 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. 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 to June 2013. Mr. Bennack has been the Chairman of the executive
Executive Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee
The Hearst Corporation

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 Qurate Retail,
President and Chief Executive Officer
Qurate Retail, Inc.

Valerie Jarrett
Valerie Jarrett
Senior Distinguished Fellow

Valerie B. Jarrett is a Senior Distinguished Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School, and a senior advisor to the Obama Foundation and Attn. She serves as Board Chair of When We All Vote and Co-Chair of The United State of Women. She also serves on the boards of Lyft, Sweetgreen, Ariel
Senior Distinguished Fellow
University of Chicago Law School

Hubert Joly
Hubert Joly
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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

Linda Findley Kozlowski
Linda Findley Kozlowski
President and Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Kozlowski has been a director of the Company since August 2018. Ms. Kozlowski has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Apron Holdings, Inc. since April 2019, and also serves as a member of Blue Apron’s board of directors. Prior to Blue Apron, she served as the Chief Operating
President and Chief Executive Officer
Blue Apron Holdings, 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 at the
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).
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.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Cane Investments, LLC

Darren Walker
Darren Walker
President

Darren Walker has been a director of the Company since the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Mr. Walker has served since 2013 as president of the Ford Foundation (“Ford”), one of the world’s largest foundations with an endowment of $14 billion. He is also the co-founder and chair of the US
President
Ford Foundation

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