Tapestry Inc., the parent of Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman., has hired Scott Roe as chief financial officer, effective June 1, 2021. Roe was formerly VF Corp’s long-time CFO.

Roe will have responsibility for all finance functions and leading the company’s Strategy and Consumer Insights teams.

Roe joins the company from VF Corp, where he has had a 25-year career. He has served as CFO since April 2015, and in this role has had responsibility for Finance, Accounting, Investor Relations, Corporate Development, Treasury, Tax, Financial Planning & Analysis, Sustainability, Global Business Technology, and Corporate Aviation. Prior to his appointment as CFO in 2015, Roe served in a number of senior management positions including vice president, controller and chief accounting officer, vice president of finance for VF’s Jeanswear and Imagewear coalitions, and CFO of the International Business. Prior to joining VF, Roe worked in the OEM automotive and basic materials industries after beginning his career at Ernst & Young.

“Scott is a highly strategic CFO with twenty-five years of experience in consumer, retail and apparel businesses, and deep expertise successfully developing global multi-brand platforms,” said Joanne Crevoiserat, CEO, Tapestry, Inc. “With a grounding in brand and operational finance roles, he manages from a commercial mindset balanced with enterprise thinking. As a leader, Scott is both dynamic and progressive and believes in soliciting diverse perspectives while working to build and empower collaborative and high-performing teams. I am confident that Scott is the right leader and strategic business partner as we drive Tapestry’s next chapter of growth.”

“Tapestry is an exceptional company with iconic global brands and a disciplined focus on delivering results. I look forward to working with Joanne and the talented management team to further enhance the company’s strategy, financial and operational performance while strengthening its competitive position in the rapidly changing consumer environment,” said Roe.

With Roe’s appointment, Andrea Shaw Resnick, who has held the position of interim CFO since July 2020, will assume the newly created role of chief communications officer, reporting to Crevoiserat. In addition, Christina Colone, currently vice president of investor relations, will be promoted to global head of investor relations.

Crevoiserat added, “Andrea is a strategic leader who ensured that we successfully navigated the pandemic and executed on our Acceleration Program as Interim CFO. Our entire leadership team appreciates her important and ongoing contributions to Tapestry. At the same time, Christina is ideally suited to lead our investor relations efforts, given her depth of experience and credibility with the investment community.”

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