– CANADA, Toronto – Canada Goose Holdings Inc. (TSX: GOOS | NYSE: GOOS) today announced the appointments of Gary Saage and Jennifer Davis to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
“I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Gary and Jennifer to the Board. Our newest board members will draw on their extensive knowledge and expertise in finance, luxury, and retail to help our team continue to execute against our strategic growth pillars,” said Chairman and CEO, Dani Reiss.
Gary Saage will also join the Audit Committee.
About Gary Saage
Gary Saage has extensive experience in the luxury industry, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer for the Richemont group based in Switzerland. In 1988, he joined Cartier in the U.S., and subsequently served as Chief Operating Officer of Richemont in North America and then as COO of Alfred Dunhill in London. In 2006, Gary joined Richemont as Group Deputy Finance Director and in 2010 was promoted to Chief Financial Officer. Gary has recently been nominated to the Board of Richemont and, if elected, to the role of Chairman of their Audit Committee.
“I’m honoured to join the Board of Directors at Canada Goose as it further cements its position as one of the world’s premier performance luxury brands. I look forward to supporting the talented leadership team as they execute on the brand’s strategic growth pillars,” said Gary Gary.
About Jennifer Davis
Jennifer will replace Josh Bekenstein, who has decided to resign from the Board. Jennifer Davis is a seasoned executive with decades of experience in investment banking. She joined Bain Capital in 2022, where she is a Partner in the Consumer and Retail Vertical and a member of the North American Private Equity team. Before joining Bain Capital, Jennifer spent nearly two decades at Goldman Sachs & Co. where her roster of clients included Birkenstock, L Brands, Ralph Lauren, and PepsiCo. Jennifer is also a member of the Board of Directors of Bob’s Discount Furniture and The Opportunity Network and the Board of Trustees of Cornell University and was heavily involved in Canada Goose’s IPO during her time at Goldman Sachs.
“It’s truly a privilege to become a board member for Canada Goose, a brand that I’ve respected for a long time for its authenticity, unmatched product, and commitment to sustainability. I was proud to have worked on Canada Goose’s IPO in 2017, and I’m thrilled to be able to work even more closely with the talented leadership team to contribute to driving business acceleration and growth in the global luxury market,” said Jennifer Davis.
About Canada Goose
Founded in 1957 in a small warehouse in Toronto, Canada, Canada Goose is a lifestyle brand and a leading manufacturer of performance luxury apparel. Every collection is informed by the rugged demands of the Arctic, ensuring a legacy of functionality is embedded in every product from parkas and rainwear to apparel and accessories. Canada Goose is inspired by relentless innovation and uncompromised craftsmanship, recognized as a leader for its Made in Canada commitment. In 2020, Canada Goose announced HUMANATURE, its purpose platform that unites its sustainability and values-based initiatives, reinforcing its commitment to keep the planet cold and the people on it warm. Canada Goose also owns Baffin, a Canadian designer and manufacturer of performance outdoor and industrial footwear.
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