American multinational corporation Gap Inc. has announced Nancy Green as president and chief creative officer for its clothing and accessories retailing division Old Navy. Green, who currently leads the Athleta brand, will shift in the beginning of August to a newly created role as president and CCO of Old Navy. In her new position, Green will lead Old Navy’s design, production, merchandising and marketing functions, and will report to Sonia Syngal, president and CEO of Old Navy.
“I'm thrilled to have Nancy join Old Navy, bringing with her decades of experience in launching and expanding brands, product categories and new business models. As we chart the course for Old Navy’s future, I look forward to Nancy injecting new ideas centered on fun, family, fashion and value that will further enable us to democratize style for our millions of customers around the world,” said Syngal.
Prior to joining Athleta in 2013, Green served as EVP and chief creative officer at Old Navy, leading the merchandising, design and production teams. During this time, the brand focused on innovation in core categories, launching new and expanding businesses and healthy, profitable growth. Green also served as interim co-leader of Old Navy in 2012.