Suzanne Barton is Chief Product Officer of Calvin Klein, a position she assumed in July 2019. In this role, Suzanne oversees Calvin Klein’s global product organization, including all design and merchandising functions. She is responsible for creating consistent product direction, as well as implementing a robust creative alignment process across Calvin Klein's global and regional teams.
Prior to this role, Suzanne was Global Head of Close to Body Design, where she was responsible for ensuring brand alignment across CALVIN KLEIN UNDERWEAR, CALVIN KLEIN PERFORMANCE and CALVIN KLEIN SWIM, and also served as Executive Vice President, Design & Merchandising, Men’s Apparel, North America. Previously, she served as Executive Vice President, Head of Product Creation, overseeing design and merchandising for Calvin Klein's underwear, jeans and sportswear businesses.
Suzanne first joined PVH in 2008 as Design Director for Izod, transitioning to The Underwear Group in 2013, where she held various leadership roles working on the Calvin Klein Underwear business.
Earlier in her career, Suzanne held roles at a number of other apparel companies, including Liz Claiborne, Armani Exchange and Banana Republic. She has over three decades of fashion design, merchandising and operations experience.