Board of Directors
Mr. Farah, 66, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in March 2017 and was elected Chairman of the Board in October 2017. He served as the Co-CEO of Tory Burch LLC from 2014 to March 2017, when he transitioned to the role of Executive Director, which he held through December 2017. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Tory Burch LLC from 2014 to 2017. Mr. Farah served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Ralph Lauren Corporation from 2000 to 2013 and as Executive Vice Chairman from November 2013 to May 2014. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Ralph Lauren Corporation from 2000 to 2014. Prior to joining Ralph Lauren Corporation, he served as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Venator Group, Inc. (now Foot Locker, Inc.), as President and Chief Operating Officer of R.H. Macy & Co., Inc. and as Chairman and CEO of Federated Merchandising Services. Mr. Farah currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Progressive Corporation and CVS Health Corporation, and as a non-management director of Metro Bank PLC. He also served on the Board of Directors of the following public company during the past five years: Aetna, Inc. (which was acquired by CVS Health Corporation in November 2018). Mr. Farah holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.
Key Skills: luxury brand management, global management, marketing and product development.
Mr. Bogliolo, 54, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in October 2017, concurrently with the commencement of his employment as CEO. Prior to joining Tiffany, Mr. Bogliolo served as CEO of global apparel and accessories company Diesel SpA from 2013 to 2017. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer, North America, at Sephora USA Inc. from 2012 to 2013. Mr. Bogliolo also spent 16 years at Bulgari SpA from 1996 to 2012, serving in various management roles, including as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Jewelry, Watches & Accessories.
Key Skills: retail and luxury brand management, product development, merchandising, marketing, global management and strategic planning.
Ms. Bravo, CBE, 68, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in 1997. Ms. Bravo previously served as CEO of Burberry Limited from 1997 until 2006 and as President of Saks Fifth Avenue from 1992 to 1997. Prior to Saks, Ms. Bravo held a series of merchandising positions at Macy's, culminating in the Chairman & CEO role at I. Magnin, which was a division of R. H. Macy & Co. Ms. Bravo serves on the Board of Directors of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. She also served on the Board of Directors of the following public company during the past five years: Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Key Skills: retail and brand management, global management, merchandising and product development.
Ms. Erkan, 40, is the President of First Republic Bank ("First Republic"). Ms. Erkan also became a member of the Board of Directors of First Republic in 2019. Prior to becoming President in 2017, she served as Chief Investment Officer and Chief Deposit Officer of First Republic from January 2016 to May 2017, as Chief Investment Officer from September to December 2015 and as Chief Investment Officer and Co-Chief Risk Officer from June 2014 to August 2015. Prior to First Republic, she held the position of Managing Director and Head of Financial Institutions Group Strategies at Goldman Sachs, where she worked in roles of increasing responsibility for nearly a decade, advising boards and executive management of large U.S. banks and insurance companies. Ms. Erkan holds a B.Sc. from Bogazici University (Turkey) and a Ph.D. from Princeton University.
Key Skills: finance, strategic planning, risk management, brand management, data and analytics and strategic transactions.
Ms. Hertzmark Hudis, 59, is the Group President of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. ("Estée Lauder"). In this role, in which she has served since January 2015, she is responsible for leading the company's Estée Lauder, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, AERIN, Darphin, Origins, Aveda and Bumble and bumble brands globally. From 2009 to 2014, Ms. Hertzmark Hudis served as Global President of the Estée Lauder brand. Since joining Estée Lauder in 1986, she has served in management positions of increasing responsibility, including as President of Origins and President of BeautyBank, a brand innovation think tank she co-founded in 2003. Ms. Hertzmark Hudis serves as a director of the Fashion Institute of Technology ("FIT") Foundation as well as a member of FIT's executive committee of the cosmetics and fragrance marketing and management graduate program. She holds a B.A. from Vassar College and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Key Skills: retail and brand management, global management, strategic planning, product innovation and digital marketing.
Ms. Kohnstamm, 65, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in 2001. Ms. Kohnstamm previously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Pitney Bowes Inc. ("Pitney Bowes") from 2013 until her retirement on July 1, 2018. In this role, she managed Pitney Bowes's worldwide marketing and communications, pitneybowes.com, as well as citizenship and philanthropy for Pitney Bowes. Before joining Pitney Bowes, Ms. Kohnstamm was the President and founder of Abby F. Kohnstamm & Associates, Inc., a marketing and consulting firm. Prior to establishing her company in 2006, Ms. Kohnstamm served as Senior Vice President, Marketing (Chief Marketing Officer) of IBM Corporation from 1993 through 2005. In that capacity, she had overall responsibility for all aspects of marketing and corporate philanthropy across IBM on a global basis. Before joining IBM, Ms. Kohnstamm held a number of senior marketing positions at American Express from 1979 through 1993. Ms. Kohnstamm is a member of the Board of Directors of the Roundabout Theatre Company and Sanctuary for Families, as well as Trustee Emeritus of Tufts University. She holds a B.A. from Tufts University, an M.A. in Education from New York University and an M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business.
Key Skills: brand management, global management, strategic planning, product development, digital marketing and e-commerce.
Mr. Lillie, 57, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in March 2017. He is the Vice Chairman of Mariposa Capital, a private investment office. Prior to April 2019, he served as a consultant for Newell Brands, which acquired Jarden Corporation in April 2016. He held senior positions at Jarden Corporation from 2003 through the aforementioned acquisition of the company, including as President and Chief Operating Officer and, beginning in 2011, CEO. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Jarden Corporation from 2011 until the aforementioned acquisition. Prior to joining Jarden Corporation, Mr. Lillie served as Executive Vice President of Operations at Moore Corporation Limited and held several senior level management positions at portfolio companies of Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Company. Mr. Lillie serves on the Board of Directors of J2 Acquisition Limited and Nomad Foods Limited, and previously served on the Board of Directors of Radio Prisa in Spain and the US-China Business Council. Mr. Lillie holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin.
Key Skills: global management, strategic planning, finance, product innovation and business process optimization.
Mr. Shutzer, 72, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in 1984. He has been a Senior Managing Director of Evercore Partners, a financial advisory and private equity firm, since 2004. He previously served as a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers from 2000 through 2003, a Partner in Thomas Weisel Partners LLC, a merchant banking firm, from 1999 through 2000, as Executive Vice President of ING Baring Furman Selz LLC from 1998 through 1999, President of Furman Selz Inc. from 1995 through 1997 and as a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers and its predecessors from 1978 through 1994. Mr. Shutzer serves on the Board of Directors of ExamWorks Group, Inc. and Evercore Trust Company. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the following public company during the past five years: Mecklermedia Corporation (formerly known as Mediabistro Inc.).
Key Skills: finance, investor relations and strategic planning.
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.
Mr. Trapani, 62, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in March 2017. From 1984 until 2012, Mr. Trapani served as CEO of Bulgari S.p.A. ("Bulgari"), including in connection with the company's listing on the Italian Stock Exchange, creation of Bulgari Hotels & Resorts, and acquisition by LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton S.A. ("LVMH") in 2011. While he remained a director of Bulgari following 2012, he resigned such role in February 2017. Mr. Trapani was named as a defendant, in his capacity as CEO of Bulgari and along with other directors and managers thereof, in a criminal proceeding in Italy related to an alleged violation of the Italian tax laws resulting from the tax treatment of certain intercompany dividend payments made to Bulgari beginning in 2008. The tax treatment of such dividend payments was determined based on the advice of Bulgari's tax advisors and auditors, after analysis of all applicable rules, regulations and related interpretations. Further, the tax treatment of such dividend payments was previously reviewed, in a separate administrative proceeding, by the Italian Revenue Agency who deemed them to be in compliance with applicable Italian tax laws. In April 2018, the Court of Rome dismissed the last charge pending against Mr. Trapani. The public prosecutor has appealed the Court's dismissal and that appeal is currently pending. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Trapani also served as Chairman and CEO of the LVMH Watches and Jewelry Division and on the Board of Directors of LVMH; following 2014, he continued to serve on the LVMH Board and as a senior advisor to the LVMH CEO until 2016. Mr. Trapani joined Clessidra SGR, the largest private equity fund in Italy, as Executive Vice-Chairman in 2014, and later served as Chairman of the Board until the company's sale in 2016. In 2016, Mr. Trapani became the Executive Deputy Chairman and a partner of Tages Holding S.p.A., an asset management firm. Mr. Trapani holds a degree in business administration from the University of Naples.
Key Skills: luxury brand management, product development, merchandising, finance, strategic planning and global management.
Ms. Young-Scrivner, 50, became a director of Tiffany & Co. in May 2018. She is the CEO of Godiva Chocolatier ("Godiva"). Prior to joining Godiva in August 2017, Ms. Young-Scrivner held senior positions at Starbucks Corporation ("Starbucks") beginning in 2009, including as Global Chief Marketing Officer & President of Tazo Tea from 2009 to 2012, President of Starbucks Canada from 2012 to 2014, President, Teavana & Executive Vice President of Global Tea from 2014 to 2015, and Executive Vice President, Global Digital & Loyalty Development from 2015 until her departure in April 2017. Prior to joining Starbucks, Ms. Young-Scrivner held senior leadership positions at PepsiCo, Inc. in sales, marketing and general management, including her role as Region President of PepsiCo Foods Greater China from 2006 to 2008. Ms. Young-Scrivner holds a B.A. from the Foster School of Business, University of Washington and an Executive M.B.A. from the Carlson School of Business, University of Minnesota. Ms. Young-Scrivner also served on the Board of Directors of the following public company during the past five years: Macy's Inc.
Key Skills: omnichannel brand management, digital marketing, global management, consumer insights and data analytics, and strategic planning.