Stefan is the President of PVH Corp., a role that he assumed in June 2019, responsible for all PVH’s branded businesses and regions. He will assume the role of CEO on February 1, 2021. Given his global perspective and appreciation for the changing landscape and the digital needs of the business, Stefan is focused on further driving PVH’s businesses forward and the implementation of PVH’s strategic priorities.
Most recently, Stefan was the Chief Executive Officer of Ralph Lauren Corp., where he successfully refocused the company on what made it iconic, improved its performance and set the path for future growth.
Previously, Stefan served as the Global President of Old Navy, a division of Gap Inc., where he helped Old Navy deliver 12 consecutive quarters of profitable growth, adding $1 billion in profitable omni-channel sales, and positioned the brand among the top preferred brands among millennials in America.
Prior to that, for nearly 15 years, Stefan held multiple key leadership roles on the team responsible for growing H&M with revenues increasing from about $3 billion to about $17 billion and operations expanding from 12 to 44 countries. He started his career at H&M with nearly seven years in different global roles with responsibility for product including assortment planning, merchandising and production.
Stefan earned a Master of Science in Business Administration jointly from the Hanken School of Economics and Business Administration in Finland, and Jonkoping International Business School in Sweden.