Deckers Brands appoints former Tapestry Executive to Board

United States
Published:  01 July, 2020

The U.S. headquartered footwear, apparel and accessories Group has appointed Victor Luis, former CEO of Tapestry, to its Board of Directors.

Victor Luis served as CEO of New York based Tapestry, which owns the Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman brands, from January 2014 to September 2019. Luis joined Coach in 2006 as President and CEO for Japan and assumed additional leadership responsibilities across Asia and Europe before becoming Chief Commercial Officer in 2013 and then Chief Executive Officer of Coach in 2014. Prior to joining Coach, from 2002 to 2006, Luis was the President and CEO of Baccarat, where he ran the North American operation of the French luxury brand. He then joined the Moët-Hennessy Louis Vuitton Group (LVMH) in 1995, ultimately advancing to President and CEO of its subsidiary Givenchy Japan before leaving LVMH in 2002.

The appointment coincides with the resignation of James Quinn, who served as a member of the Deckers Board since 2011. Deckers’ portfolio of brands includes Ugg, Koolaburra, Hoka One One, Teva and Sanuk.