Ralph Lauren Corp. on Thursday made additional senior appointments to its management team.
Jeffrey Kuster has been named group president for the Americas and Bill Campbell will join as corporate senior vice president of global supply chain.
Kuster, who begins July 11, will oversee all commercial activities for the Americas region, including wholesale, retail, e-commerce, factory, travel retail and Latin America. He was most recently president of HSN Inc.’s cornerstone portfolio, where he oversaw a number of home, apparel and lifestyle brands. Those brands include Grandin Road, Garnet Hill, Chasing Fireflies and Travel Smith. Before joining HSN, Kuster was chief marketing and strategy officer at Berkshire Hathaway’s Fruit of the Loom, and before that he was at VF Corp.
Campbell, who begins Oct. 1, also has responsibility for inventory management. He has been at Amazon Inc. for the past 11 years in key distribution and logistics leadership roles, the company said. While at Amazon, he was most recently director, European supply chain and transportation operations. Prior to joining Amazon, he was at Intel Corp. from 1997 to 2005.
In addition, Jane Nielsen has been tapped as executive vice president and chief financial officer. She joins from Coach and begins Sept. 6. The company’s current chief financial officer, Robert L. Madore, will remain with Ralph Lauren through Sept. 30 to assist in the transition.
Larsson praised “Bill’s supply chain experience at Amazon and Jeff’s track record of building high-quality omnichannel sales for leading consumer brands.”
Shares of Ralph Lauren rose 2.6 percent to close at $96.18 in Big Board trading. The appointments were disclosed after the equity markets closed their trading sessions.