Welcome! to the 7th episode of GNL podcast. Your host, Dr. Katrina Burrus is excited to be interviewing Eric Wiseman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VF Corp. Do you know the brands: Eastpak, The North Face, Lee and Wangler Jeans, Timberland? These are just a few of the brands owned by VF Corporation.Mr. Eric Wiseman is going to talk to us about • Leadership What he is looking for in his leaders • What helped him to be so successful • What was one of his failure on his journey to success. The recording is virtual and I hope you will be a little indulgent about the sound.
ERIC WISEMAN Mr. Eric Wiseman is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel and footwear with more than $12 billion in revenues. Mr. Wiseman has 35 years of experience in the apparel industry. His career with VF began in 1995 when he joined the company as Executive Vice President of the JanSport brand. He then held a progression of leadership roles, inclu