Ralph Lauren nominates Deb Cupp for upcoming election to its Board of Directors

– USA, NY –  Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) today announced the nomination of Deb Cupp for her election to its Board of Directors at the 2022 AGM on August 4, 2022.

“I have always been inspired by people who have a passion for what they do, and Deb has demonstrated that in all of her roles,” said Ralph Lauren, Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer. “As we continue to build on the many strengths of our Board, I know that she will bring this passion and special expertise as we build the story of our future.”

Patrice Louvet, President and CEO added, “Deb has built her career around business and organizational transformations that support growth and customer engagement. As we continue to accelerate our momentum at Ralph Lauren, we stand to benefit greatly from her unique perspective, leadership, and digital expertise.”

The Company also announced that Judith McHale will not stand for reelection after her term, which is set to expire in August.

About Deb Cupp

Deb Cupp was named President of Microsoft North America this year. She has been with Microsoft since 2018 and held positions as President of Microsoft United States and Corporate VP of Enterprise and Commercial Industries before assuming her current role. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the IT consulting and services company Avanade.

Ms. Cupp said, “Ralph Lauren has been a leader in American fashion for decades, and their focus on digital acceleration to remain an industry leader is inspiring. I am very proud to join the Board of Directors and look forward to being part of this iconic Company’s Next Great Chapter.”

Before joining Microsoft, Ms. Cupp spent six years at SAP, serving most recently as SVP and MD of Success Factors for North America. In this position, she was responsible for leading the HR business by driving sales and go-to-market strategies, as well as overseeing operations for the field sales organization.

About Ralph Lauren Corporation

Ralph Lauren Corporation is a global leader in the design, marketing, and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, footwear & accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren has sought to inspire the dream of a better life through authenticity and timeless style. Its reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands, and international markets. The Company’s brand names—which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, and Chaps, among others—constitute one of the world’s most widely recognized families of consumer brands.

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