Gap Appoints Richard Dickson ...

Gap Appoints Richard Dickson as President and Chief Executive Officer

Jul 27, 2023

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In a recent announcement, Gap Inc has named Richard Dickson as the new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 22, 2023.

Richard Dickson brings a wealth of expertise to Gap Inc., a company known for its iconic American fashion brands, which include Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, and Athleta. As a lead architect in a global corporate transformation at Mattel, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer, Dickson played a pivotal role in revitalizing the toy company's renowned brands, such as Barbie, Hot Wheels, and Fisher-Price. His visionary leadership also steered Mattel towards growth and reaffirmed the company's position as an industry thought leader.

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“Richard has invaluable expertise in areas critical to the work Gap Inc. is doing to strengthen the company for the long term. And we are thrilled to have his visionary leadership as the company redefines the future potential of Gap Inc. and its renowned American fashion brands,” said Mayo A. Shattuck III, Lead Independent Director at Gap Inc.

In his own words, Dickson expressed enthusiasm for the opportunity to work closely with Gap Inc.'s teams to usher in a new era for the company. He acknowledged the company's rich heritage of defining American style and making quality fashion accessible to millions. Additionally, Dickson praised the progress made under the leadership of Bobby Martin, who served as Interim CEO during a critical time for the company. Martin will continue as Chair of the Board to ensure a smooth transition.

Source: Richard Dickson Appointed President And Chief Executive Officer Of Gap Inc.

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