VF Imagewear, Inc. named Scott Baxter president of its Activewear
Division, which markets branded apparel under agreements with licensors
such as the NFL, MLB, Harley-Davidson, the NHL, the NBA, the leading
colleges under the ESPN College GameDay brands, ESPN, and NASCAR's
leading teams and drivers.
Baxter, 43, most recently served as SVP of Home Depot and leader of the
retailer's Home Services Division. He also has served as EVP of Edward
Company, a leading foodservice equipment and supply distributor based
in Chicago, and President of LNC Corporation's Restaurant Leadership
Group based in Tempe, Arizona. He also has held senior sales and
business development positions with PepsiCo and Nestle.brings more than
20 years of sales, marketing and operations experience to VF Imagewear.
Baxter will report to Ed Doran, President of VF's Imagewear Coalition.
“VF Imagewear has a robust activewear business that includes authentic,
replica and fanwear licensed apparel brands and key relationships with
leading licensees and retailers. Scott Baxter is uniquely qualified to
lead the growth of this business, given his diverse combination of
skills and experience in managing large, complex businesses and his
successful track record in retail and sales management with several
well-known consumer brand companies,” Doran said.
Baxter received an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of
Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts degree
from the University of Toledo.
VF Imagewear is part of VF Corp., which also owns Wrangler, Lee,
Riders, The North Face, Vans, Reef, Eagle Creek, Eastpak, JanSport,
Napapijri, Nautica, Kipling, John Varvatos, 7 For All Mankind, lucy,
Majestic, Lee Sport and Red Kap.