Tapestry CFO Wills to Leave; Search Commencing for Successor
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 6, 2018--Tapestry, Inc. (NYSE:TPR), a leading New York-based house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle brands, today announced that the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Kevin Wills, has advised he will be departing the Company to pursue another opportunity. In order to facilitate a smooth transition, Mr. Wills is expected to stay through February 8, 2019. The company is commencing a search for his successor with Spencer Stuart.
“During his tenure as CFO, Kevin has played an important role as a key member of our leadership team and we wish him the best of luck as he embarks on his next chapter,” said Victor Luis, Chief Executive Officer of Tapestry, Inc. “I am confident that we will find a strong successor to lead our seasoned finance team and that they will not miss a beat during the transition period.”
Kevin Wills added, “It has been an honor and privilege to be a part of the successful acquisition of Kate Spade and the establishment of Tapestry. I am confident in the foundation that we have built and the significant opportunities for our brands. Looking ahead, I am excited about being closer to my family.”
Tapestry, Inc. is a New York-based house of modern luxury lifestyle brands. The Company’s portfolio includes Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman. Our Company and our brands are founded upon a creative and consumer-led view of luxury that stands for inclusivity and approachability. Each of our brands are unique and independent, while sharing a commitment to innovation and authenticity defined by distinctive products and differentiated customer experiences across channels and geographies. To learn more about Tapestry, please visit www.tapestry.com. The Company’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPR.
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