Lauren GuthrieVF Corp.
Lauren Guthrie is the Vice President of Global Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Action for VF Corporation.
Lauren is responsible for developing and operationalizing the strategic framework, guardrails and program development that drive VF’s commitment to building a culture anchored in allyship, advocacy and belonging. She works closely with key talent management and business leaders to amplify social impact initiatives within VF, in direct support of the diverse associates, communities and consumers served by the VF portfolio of brands.
Lauren also leads VF’s Council to Advance Racial Equity, a governing body that has worked to define VF’s broad commitment to racial equity and justice by focusing on opportunities to advance education, economic equity and environmental justice for marginalized communities.
Prior to joining VF, Lauren has held progressive merchandising and general management roles with global brands such as Nike, Levi’s and Old Navy across a variety of businesses. She is a vibrant team leader and coach, who is passionate about developing powerful teams and fostering high integrity work environments where each player is celebrated for their unique contributions.
She received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Columbia University where she pursued focuses in History and Psychology.