General Motors Co. in Detroit today announced Joanne Crevoiserat, CEO of Tapestry Inc., a multinational luxury fashion holding company based in New York, has joined its board of directors.
Tapestry consists of brands such as Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman. Crevoiserat joined the company in 2019 as CFO and became CEO in 2020. She also serves on Tapestry’s board and is a member of the Business Roundtable.
“Joanne’s approach to driving growth, which focuses on integrating data-driven insights to elevate the consumer experience, will be invaluable to GM as we launch our all-electric portfolio, introduce additional software-based services, and scale businesses in new markets,” says Mary Barra, chair and CEO of GM.
“As we accelerate our transformation, we have an incredible opportunity to drive loyalty for our iconic brands and attract new customers, which is exactly what Joanne has done at Tapestry.”
Crevoiserat has considerable experience in various financial and operational roles with a focus on company transformation. Her extensive background includes leadership positions at Abercrombie & Fitch, Kohl’s Corp., Walmart Inc., and May Department Stores. She graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree.
“This is an exciting time to join the GM Board. The company is innovating across every part of the business to drive growth,” says Crevoiserat. “I look forward to serving the board and GM’s shareholders through this transformation.”
GM’s Board now has 12 directors who have senior leadership and board experience across manufacturing, information technology, digital commerce, retail, higher education, investment management, international affairs, defense, transportation, cybersecurity, and pharmaceuticals, among other fields. Six of GM’s directors are women and 11 are independent.