Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation today announced that Doug Williams, Group President, will be leaving the Company to pursue other interests effective July 23, 2004.
“On behalf of the entire company, I want to thank Doug for his important contributions in wholesale, licensing and Ralph Lauren Media. During his tenure, the Company experienced significant global growth in wholesale and licensing. All of us here wish him the very best,” said Mr. Farah.
Mr. Williams' direct reports, including Joy Herfel, President of Polo Ralph Lauren Menswear, Kim Roy, President of Lauren Womenswear, Cheryl Sterling, President of Ralph Lauren Womenswear Collection Brands, Andreas Kurz, President of International Licensing and Don Baum, Senior Vice President of Sourcing and Manufacturing, will now report to Roger Farah, President and Chief Operating Officer of Polo Ralph Lauren.