Levi Strauss & Co. (Levi’s, Dockers etc.) has appointed David Love executive vice president and president of Levi Strauss Asia, Middle East and Africa. Love is a Levi Strauss veteran who joined the company back in 1982 as a manager of technical services in the UK manufacturing facility. Since then, he has worked his way up and held several global positions throughout the supply chain, including production, product development, and sourcing. He’s most recently been working as the company’s executive vice president, global supply chain, and chief transformation officer.
At the same time, Liz O’Neill, currently senior vice president, product development and sourcing, has been appointed chief supply chain officer. In her new role, O’Neill is not only responsible for the global development, sourcing and delivery of Levi Strauss products, but also for the company’s worldwide Terms of Engagement and Environment, Health and Safety.
Love remains a member of the company’s worldwide leadership team, and O’Neill will join the worldwide leadership team. Both will report directly to Chip Bergh, president and CEO of Levi Strauss & Co.