Tapestry, Inc. Names Former Abercrombie COO as its New CEO

by Katie Lee

New York City — Tapestry, Inc., a leading New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands (Coach, Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman), has appointed Joanne Crevoiserat as chief executive officer. She had served as the company’s interim CEO since July 2020, after having joined the company as chief financial officer in August 2019. Before that, she was executive vice president and chief operating officer of Abercrombie & Fitch.

“After completing a comprehensive internal and external search, the board unanimously concluded that Joanne is the best candidate to lead Tapestry’s next chapter of growth as CEO,” says Susan Kropf, chair of the Tapestry board. “Since taking on the role of interim CEO in July, Joanne has led with a customer-centric, data-driven approach, an understanding of the unique needs and advantages of our house of brands and a focus on execution and growth. Joanne has a passion for our brands and our company, deep financial and operational expertise and a belief in the power of our teams. She has been instrumental in setting Tapestry’s strategic agenda and has a clear vision for what is needed to drive our success in the future.”

Crevoiserat was executive vice president and COO at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. from February 2017 until June 2019. She joined Abercrombie & Fitch in May 2014 as chief financial officer and also served as executive vice president, CFO and COO, and interim principal executive officer during her tenure with the company. Prior to joining Abercrombie & Fitch, she served in a number of senior management roles at Kohl’s Corporation including executive vice president of finance and executive vice president of merchandise planning and allocation. Prior to her time with Kohl’s, Crevoiserat held senior finance positions with Wal-Mart Stores and May Department Stores.

Tapestry, Inc. is a New York-based house of modern luxury lifestyle brands whose portfolio includes Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman. For more information, visit www.tapestry.com.


SOURCE: Tapestry, Inc.


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