Ken Duane is Vice Chairman of PVH Corp. and Chief Executive Officer of the company’s Heritage Brands business. Ken assumed the role of Vice Chairman in 2018.
As Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Brands, Ken leads the strategic direction of the Heritage Brands sportswear, dress furnishings and swimwear divisions.
Ken joined PVH in 1998 as Division President, Izod Wholesale, before being appointed CEO of Wholesale Sportswear and North America Wholesale.
Prior to joining PVH, he served as President, Worldwide of Guess Inc., and held senior positions at Nautica, Inc., Hugo Boss and Burberry.
A great deal of Ken and his wife’s personal time is dedicated to philanthropic work and they have always felt strongly about contributing to the community. He currently serves on the Executive Advisory Board of Give Kids the World, a non-profit organization supporting children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. He also sits on the Advisory Board of the Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest, which provides social, educational and cultural programming for children in need. Ken formerly served on the Board of Governors for the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund, which sponsors over $2 million in scholarships annually for fashion, arts and business. Ken has also sponsored the Torch Scholarship at Northeastern University.
Ken is on the Board of Governors at GS1 US®, a non-profit information standards organization that collaborates with business and industry to encourage the adoption and use of GS1 Standards-based solutions that can help improve business processes. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Ariat.
Earning recognition for his achievements in business and strong commitment to philanthropy, Ken received the MetroWest Boys & Girls Club Partner for Youth Award (2017), HealthCare Chaplaincy Network Wholeness of Life Award (2014), The Father’s Day Committee Father of the Year Award (2010) and the YMA Fashion Leadership Council Man of the Year Award (2004).
An alumnus of Merrimack College, Ken has a bachelor of science in Finance and Marketing and received an Honorary Doctorate degree in 2016. He remains deeply involved with his alma mater, serving for over a decade on the Merrimack College Board of Trustees in addition to privately supporting scholarships, mentoring students and supporting the college’s athletic programs.