Tapestry appoints new board member
Tapestry, the parent company of Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, has appointed Alan Lau to its board of directors.
Lau is currently working as chief business officer at Animoca Brands where he oversees and provides support to the company’s 340 portfolio companies and leads M&A and business development.
Prior to joining Animoca Brands in 2022, he was chairman and chief executive of Tencent WeSure, a fintech company that he co-founded to offer disruptive, affordable Internet insurance to WeChat users. Prior to that, he was Asia head for McKinsey Digital where he supported big tech companies in the execution of their digital strategy.
Joanne Crevoiserat, chief executive of Tapestry, said, “We are extremely pleased that Alan Lau has agreed to join our board. As we continue to further refine our digital strategy across our portfolio of brands, Alan’s broad experience in engaging consumers across digital channels, leveraging technology and data analytics, as well as deep knowledge of the important China market, will be invaluable assets.”
Anne Gates, chair of the board of Tapestry, added: “The Tapestry board seeks to bring a diversity of experiences and perspectives to our deliberations. We are delighted to have found a true digital innovator and entrepreneur in Alan. I am certain he will bring important and unique insights to our conversation as Tapestry navigates an increasingly fast-paced retail environment.”
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