Tapestry, Inc. Appoints Kevin Hourican and David Elkins to Board of Directors

Tapestry, Inc. Appoints Kevin Hourican and David Elkins to Board of Directors

Tapestry, Inc. announced that Kevin Hourican, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sysco Corporation, and David Elkins, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bristol Myers Squibb, have been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors. The appointments of Mr. Hourican and Mr. Elkins to the Board brings the membership to eleven, including ten independent directors.

We are pleased to welcome Kevin and David to our Board – two proven leaders in driving global growth and transformation at scale. I am confident that their experience and insights will be invaluable, particularly at this exciting time in our company’s history. I look forward to working with them as we execute our strategic agenda and position Tapestry as a leader in innovation and shareholder returns for years to come.

– Joanne Crevoiserat, Chief Executive Officer of Tapestry, Inc.

We are delighted to have two exceptional leaders join our Board. Kevin and David bring significant strategic and financial expertise, with successful track records of delivering innovation and disciplined global growth, including deep M&A experience. Their appointments further strengthen our Board, and I look forward to the positive impact they will have on our company and its future.

– Anne Gates, Chair of the Board of Tapestry, Inc.

Kevin Hourican is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sysco Corporation, the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Kevin has served as Sysco’s President and CEO and as a member of its Board of Directors since February 1, 2020, leading the Company’s large-scale, customer-focused and growth-related transformation, aimed at further improving the way Sysco supports its customers and accelerating profitable sales growth. Prior to Sysco, he served as Executive Vice President of CVS Health Corporation, a premier health innovation company, and President of CVS Pharmacy, overseeing CVS Health’s $85 billion retail business, including 9,900 retail stores and over 200,000 employees, as well as merchandising, marketing, supply chain, real estate, front store operations, pharmacy growth, pharmacy clinical care and pharmacy operations. Prior to joining CVS Health, Kevin held executive leadership roles at Macy’s, most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Regional Director of Stores, responsible for the management of 110 department stores in the Mid-Atlantic region. Kevin holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and a master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, both from The Pennsylvania State University.

I am excited to be joining the Board of Directors of Tapestry, an innovative, purpose-driven company with a consumer-led approach to building enduring brands. I look forward to working with the Board and the talented Tapestry team, supporting the organization as it expands its global reach, driving customer engagement and enhanced shareholder returns.

– Kevin Hourican

David Elkins is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS), a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. In his current role, David has responsibility for Global Business Operations, which includes Business Development, Business Insights & Analytics, Global Finance, and Strategic Sourcing & Procurement. David joined BMS as a result of the acquisition of Celgene where he was Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Celgene, he served as Chief Financial Officer for Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) Consumer Products, Medical Devices, and Corporate Functions. Before J&J, he served as Executive Vice President & CFO of Becton, Dickinson & Company, a leading global medical device company, and held roles of increasing responsibility at AstraZeneca from 1995 to 2008. He began his career in finance at The Boeing Company. David earned his B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Delaware, an M.S. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from Drexel University.

I’m honored to join Tapestry’s Board of Directors at this important chapter in the company’s history. Tapestry is home to iconic brands, with a track record of operational excellence. I look forward to working with the Board and leadership team to deliver on its strategic and financial growth agenda to drive sustainable growth and shareholder value.

– David Elkins