VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2015--
lululemon athletica inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) today announced that former Nike
executive Gina Warren has been named as Executive Vice President,
Culture & Talent, effective February 1, 2016. She will report to the
Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Laurent Potdevin, and will lead the
team that is responsible for all people practices including health and
wealth, recruitment, and learning and development for all retail and
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Gina Warren, newly appointed EVP of Talent & Culture at lululemon athletica (Photo: Business Wire)
“Our people are the very core of lululemon and when they are inspired
and empowered, they in turn inspire and empower their communities around
the world,” said lululemon’s CEO, Laurent Potdevin. “I am thrilled to
welcome Gina, who will work hand-in-hand with our people globally. A
true visionary with an exceptional track record that speaks for itself,
Gina is joining us to drive our culture and people forward, and attract
and develop incredible talent as we continue to shape a workplace that
most people only dream of.”
Ms. Warren led Nike’s Global Diversity & Inclusion team from 2002 to
2014. During that time she initiated inaugural Global Cultural
Assessments, helped establish the Global Women's Leadership Council,
launched women’s leadership conferences and oversaw the Company’s
employee resource networks. From 1999 to 2002, Ms. Warren served as
director of Nike Global Community Affairs and the Nike Foundation. Prior
to that she directed community relations for Levi Strauss and Co. and
its foundation, and worked for AT&T and its foundation in community
relations, human resources and other capacities.
“Culture is created by what people say, what they do and how they make
decisions,” said Gina Warren, “I believe that lululemon is a place of
possibility, which puts people at the core. Guided by our shared values
of “love” and “mindfulness”, I am excited to be taking this next step
and look forward to working closely with the global team to support and
enhance lululemon’s unique culture."
Ms. Warren holds a bachelor's and master's degrees in education from
Arizona State University. Inspired by design and music, the Portland,
Oregon resident looks forward to relocating to Vancouver where she’ll
officially begin life in luon.
About lululemon athletica inc.
lululemon athletica (NASDAQ:LULU) is a yoga-inspired athletic apparel
company that creates components for people to live long, healthy and fun
lives. By producing products that help keep people active and stress
free, lululemon believes that the world will be a better place. Setting
the bar in technical fabrics and functional designs, lululemon works
with yogis and athletes in local communities for continuous research and
product feedback. For more information, visit www.lululemon.com.
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