Levi’s in management shuffle

San Francisco -- Levi’s announced several management changes in an effort to drive innovative product and consumer engagement campaigns around the globe.

Jennifer Sey, the current senior VP of e-commerce, will become the global chief marketing officer for the Levi’s brand.

Karyn Hillman is joining the company in the newly created position of chief product officer for the Levi’s brand. In this role, Hillman will be responsible for developing innovative product assortments and creating compelling product stories across the men’s and women’s businesses worldwide. Hillman was most recently the global head of product creation at Calvin Klein jeans and accessories.

Grant Barth, current head of the men’s merchandising team for the Levi’s brand, will take the newly created position of chief merchandising officer. Barth joined the company in early 2013 from Nike, Inc. where he led global merchandising efforts across many categories, including sportswear, running and technical outerwear.

Jonathan Cheung, current VP of merchandising for men’s tops, will be the new head of design for the Levi’s brand. In this role, he will be responsible for both the men’s and women’s design teams and will report to Hillman.

 

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