30 May Tapestry Appoints Former VF Corp Exec As COO
Tapestry Inc., the parent of Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman, appointed Thomas A. Glaser, as chief operations officer. He most recently held the position of vice president, VF Corporation and president, supply chain, responsible for the oversight of all of the company’s global manufacturing, sourcing and operations.
Glaser joined VF in 2001 as managing director, VF Asia Ltd Sourcing in Hong Kong, where he played a key role in further diversifying and expanding VF’s global sourcing network in support of the company’s growing portfolio of brands. In 2006, Glaser was named president, supply chain, Europe/Asia. In 2010, he was promoted to vice president, global operations, a role that he held until being appointed to his most recent position as president, supply chain, in January 2012.
Prior to joining VF, Glaser served as vice president of sourcing and operations for various brands of Phillips-Van Heusen.