VF Corporation appoints Kipling EMEA vice president and general manager
VF Corporation has named Markus Hamm as the new vice president and general manager, Kipling EMEA, effective April 1. Hamm who joined VF in 2004 has held various key sales positions for Jansport and Eastpak, including sales director, direct to consumer and strategic accounts director and most recently taking over wholesale, strategic accounts,...
1 Apr 2020
VF Corporation strengthens EMEA leadership team
VF Corporation, one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, has strengthened its EMEA leadership team with appointments across its Timberland, Napapijri and VF businesses. Andrea Cannelloni has been appointed to the newly created role of president, product platform of the EMEA Region, Timo Schmidt-Eisenhart has been...
6 Nov 2019
VF Corporation to open new Soho office in London
US fashion firm VF has signed a 10-year lease for a new 15,000 square foot office in the Axtell Soho building in central London. The new office, which is set to open in late Spring 2019, will be an important business hub for VF, and will house offices, showrooms and design spaces. The new space will also include three completely new floors,...
4 Dec 2018
Jan van Leeuwen is the new Vice President, General Manager of The North Face EMEA
VF Corporation has appointed Jan van Leeuwen to the position of Vice President, General Manager for the brand The North Face in the EMEA region. Leeuwen works for VF since 2011 and most recently served as Vice President, General Manager for Vans EMEA. Prior to joining the company, he held senior roles in several companies, including Nike, Sole...
14 Nov 2018
Selling Nautica, VF’s first step into their business overhaul plan
The multi-label conglomerate has kicked-off an overhaul plan aimed at cleaning up its portfolio and drive growth from their best-performing business units. As a result, VF Corp. has announced it’s looking for a buyer for Nautica. “While we do not yet have a definitive agreement, we are actively engaged with several parties, and we’ll update you...
17 Feb 2018
Video: VF Corporation Transformation
Active lifestyle brands' portfolio. Source: VF Corporation, YouTube
23 Oct 2017
Vans´ parent group acquires Dickies for 820 million dollars
VF, the group that owns Vans, Timberland and North Face brands, has acquired workwear company Dickies for 820 million dollars. “This acquisition combines two great companies and a group of iconic brands to create a global leader in The group´s total revenue is estimated at 7.5 billion dollars per year. VF said it believes the acquisition of...
16 Aug 2017
VF reports 14 percent rise in Q3 revenues
VF Corporation in its results for the third quarter ended September29, 2012, has announced that its revenues rose 14 percent to 3.1 billion dollars from 2.8 billion dollars in 2011. Third quarter revenues from Timberland were 499 million dollars compared with 164 million dollars in the same period of last year; the acquisition was completed on...
22 Oct 2012
Salzburger president VF International
The board of VF, owner of brands such as Wrangler, Lee, The North Face, Vans, and Reef, has promoted Karl Heinz Salzburger to the position of corporate vice president and president of VF International. He has also been appointed member of VF Corporation's operating committee. Salzburger's former title was president of VF EMEA and Asia. He will...
12 Dec 2008