Jide J. Zeitlin, Chairman of the Board, was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Tapestry in September 2019.
In this role, Zeitlin is responsible for the execution of the Company’s strategic agenda and financial performance. Mr. Zeitlin was elected to Tapestry’s Board of Directors in June 2006 and has served as the Chairman of the Board since November 2014.
Zeitlin spent the first 20 years of his career at Goldman Sachs, where he held a number of senior management positions, including as a member of Goldman Sachs’s Executive Office and serving as Global Chief Operating Officer of their investment banking businesses.
Zeitlin serves on the board of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc., is Chairman Emeritus of Amherst College and is Chairman of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority. He is, or has been, a member of numerous boards, including Milton Academy, the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors, Teach for America, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Montefiore Medical Center, Playwrights Horizons, Saint Ann’s School and Common Ground Community.
Zeitlin holds an A.B. degree, Magna Cum Laude, in Economics and English from Amherst College and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University.