Mark Fischer is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at PVH. Based at the company’s New York City headquarters, Mark oversees all legal matters for PVH. Mark joined PVH as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in 1999, was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2007 and assumed his current position in 2013.
Mark oversaw the corporate and legal work, or was principal legal counsel, on all of PVH’s major acquisitions, including of IZOD (1995), Calvin Klein (2003), ARROW (2004), Superba Neckwear (2007), the Van Heusen trademark in Europe and Asia (2008), thereby uniting the brand worldwide for the first time in its history, Tommy Hilfiger (2010), The Warnaco Group, Inc. (2013), True&Co. (2017) and Geoffrey Beene (2018). The Tommy Hilfiger acquisition was named M&A Global Network’s Consumer Products and Services Deal of the Year.
Prior to joining PVH, Mark was a Partner in the corporate department of Rosenman Colin LLP, which is now known as Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. His practice included securities, mergers and acquisitions, and financing, as well as general corporate counseling, with PVH as one of his corporate clients. He joined Rosenman as an Associate in 1989 and became a partner in 1996.
Mark graduated Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and earned his J.D. from Boston University School of Law. He is admitted to practice as an attorney in the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as well as in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States Supreme Court. Mark was named to the GC Power list — United States, 2019 published by The Legal 500.