Valérie Hermann says goodbye to Ralph Lauren. From September 30, the manager will no longer be the president of global brands. Hermann had entered the historic stars and stripes company in 2014 as president of Ralph Lauren luxury collections and had been overseeing the brands Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren, Lauren, Chaps and Home for about three years.
Before joining the American company, Hermann was president and CEO of Reed Krakoff, previously he had served as CEO of Yves Saint Laurent, president of John Galliano and director of ready-to-wear at Dior.
“After six years I decided to leave my position with a great sense of determination, having built a team that can continue the work we have dedicated to. I want to thank Ralph Lauren for the trust he gave me, it was an honor to work with him and I will always appreciate the friendship we have built over the years, “said Hermann in a statement reported by Wwd.
“Valérie is a talented leader and has contributed valuable to our company. The contributions come not only from his great experience and professionalism, but also from his heart and ability to understand the values we have established over 50 years. I appreciate his dedication, the personal impact he has had and the significant friendship we have created, and I know he will continue because she will always remain part of the Ralph Lauren family, “said the American designer.