David Lauren is Chief Branding 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.