Dave Kozel is Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of PVH Corp. and has been with PVH since 2003.
In this role, Dave is responsible for Human Resources, Compensation, Benefits, Talent Management and Development, Inclusion & Diversity, Communications and Facilities for one of the largest global apparel companies in the world.
With a proven track record for creating and developing HR strategies and solutions that drive business results, Dave has been instrumental in building PVH’s rich culture, introducing a comprehensive portfolio of programs at PVH, including associate engagement programs, the Inclusion and Diversity program, and the Company’s award-winning associate training and development program, PVH University.
Under Dave’s leadership, PVH has been recognized for its commitment to creating an inclusive environment where every individual is valued, including being named one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity and earning 100% on the HRC Corporate Equality Index. The Company was also ranked among the top 100 Most Inclusive and Diverse companies globally on the Thomas Reuters Global Inclusion Index and named one of Forbes’ and JUST Capital’s Most JUST Companies.
Dave joined PVH in 2003 as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, and was promoted to Executive Vice President, Human Resources in 2013. He changed to his current title in June 2015. Prior to joining PVH, Dave served as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources for J. Crew and held executive HR positions at Grey Advertising and Deluxe Corporation. His early career was spent at Citicorp and Pacific Gas & Electric in various Human Resource positions.
Dave has a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Lehigh University and a Masters Degree in Industrial Relations from University of Illinois.