Calvin Klein names new chief executive

Calvin Klein has promoted Cheryl Abel-Hodges to the position of chief executive. Previously group president of Calvin Klein North America and The Underwear Group, she has… View Article

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Calvin Klein names new chief executive

Calvin Klein has promoted Cheryl Abel-Hodges to the position of chief executive.

Previously group president of Calvin Klein North America and The Underwear Group, she has replaced Steve Shiffman who is leaving the company to pursue other interests.

Abel-Hodges will report to Stefan Larsson, president of Calvin Klein’s parent group PVH.

Emanuel Chirico, chairman and chief executive of PVH, said: “I have great confidence that Cheryl is the right person to lead the Calvin Klein brand.

“I believe this leadership change, coupled with our incredible management teams around the world, will allow us to capture the brand’s long-term growth potential.”

Abel-Hodges has held a variety of  leadership positions across PVH. As group president of Calvin Klein North America, she was credited with setting the strategic direction for the brand and driving a consumer-centric approach.

PVH’s portfolio also includes Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD Arrow, Speedo,Warner’s Olga, Geoffrey Beenebrands  and  True & Co.

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