Robert S. Singer
Mr. Singer, 67, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in 2012. He has been a consultant for IDG Capital, a private equity firm, since November 1, 2018, and previously served as CEO of Barilla Holding S.p.A, a major Italian food company, from 2006 to 2009. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Singer served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., an American clothing retailer. Prior to joining Abercrombie, Mr. Singer served as Chief Financial Officer of Gucci Group NV, a leading luxury goods company, from 1995 to 2004. From 1987 to 1995, Mr. Singer was a Partner at Coopers & Lybrand. Mr. Singer served on the Board of Directors of Benetton S.p.A. from 2006 to 2010, and on the Board of Directors of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Inc. from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Singer currently serves on the Board of Directors of Coty Inc. and Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc., and served on the Board of Directors of the following public companies during the past five years: Mead Johnson Nutrition Company and Jimmy Choo PLC. Mr. Singer also currently serves on the Board of Directors of several non-public companies. Mr. Singer was first elected a director of Tiffany & Co. in 2012.
Key Skills: accounting, global retail, financial and general management of luxury brands.