Chris Clark


SVP and CIO, Global Finance & Technology
Levi Strauss & Co.
Effective April 1, 2017 Chris was promoted to SVP and Chief Information Officer, Global Finance & Technology. Prior to this role, Chris led LSA, Global Supply Chain, and Data & Analytics for over two years. His leadership was instrumental in establishing end-to-end planning capabilities, creating new global master data management (MDM) and reporting and analytics platforms, and stabilizing and enhancing our warehouse management systems.

Chris Clark joined LS&Co after serving over three years as VP, Supply Chain Solutions at lululemon athletica in Vancouver, British Columbia. In this role, Chris had accountability for the supply chain portfolio of initiatives across design, merchandising, planning & allocation, sourcing, logistics, and distribution. Chris led the development of a 5 year supply chain roadmap in partnership with the business and executed programs in the areas of product lifecycle management, raw material development, integrated planning (merchandise financial planning, line architecture, visual line planning, assortment planning), purchase order management, global logistics visibility, and warehouse management.

Prior to joining lululemon athletica, Chris was Vice President, Global Supply Chain Systems at Gap Inc. During this time, Chris had accountability for application delivery and support across product development, merchandising, sourcing, and logistics. Chris also oversaw infrastructure services and application support for the sourcing offices in New York, Miami, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, India and Turkey.

Prior to his career in retail, Chris spent over a decade in the semiconductor industry and over 5 years as an aviation officer flying helicopters for the US Army.

Chris holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.

Speaking in:

Monday Jul 16
11:45 - 12:30 PM
Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, Salon I-II, Level 1
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