Our Leadership

Glenn K. Murphy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gap Inc
Sabrina Simmons EVP and Chief Financial Officer
Steve Sunnucks Global President, Gap
Stefan Larsson Global President, Old Navy
Jack Calhoun Global President, Banana Republic
Nancy Green President and General Manager, Athleta
Lexi Tawes Vice President and General Manager, Piperlime
Jyothi Rao President and General Manager, Intermix
Art Peck
President, Growth, Innovation and Digital
Michelle Banks EVP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary,
Chief Compliance Officer, Gap Inc.
Sonia Syngal EVP, Global Supply Chain, Gap Inc.
Tom Keiser EVP, Global Product Operations, Gap Inc.
David Zoba SVP, Global Real Estate, Gap Inc.
Bobbi Silten President, Gap Foundation and Senior Vice President, Global Responsibility, Gap Inc.


 

Glenn Murphy

Glenn K. Murphy
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gap Inc.

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Glenn Murphy, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since July 2007, sets and oversees the strategic direction for Gap Inc., ensuring the strength and health of the company’s portfolio of brands, guiding its global growth, and making digital innovation a driving force.

Glenn has established the company’s formidable growth platform, expanding its fleet of specialty, outlet and franchise stores from seven to nearly 50 countries and extending its online reach to more than 90 countries. During Glenn’s tenure, Gap Inc. acquired Athleta and Intermix, entering the women’s fitness apparel and luxury markets, built a world-class online platform to support a growing e-commerce business, and introduced Gap to China and Old Navy outside of North America.

Under his leadership, the company has established a global brands management structure to provide the foundation for multi-channel international expansion, and has successfully driven consistent bottom line earnings growth by focusing on healthy margins and expense management.

Glenn has nearly 30 years of retail experience and has led diverse retail businesses and brands in the areas of food, health and beauty, and books. He has an established track record as a decisive, in-charge leader who has revitalized established retail brands.

From 2001 to 2007, Glenn served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada's largest drug store chain, delivering 22 consecutive quarters of year-over-year revenue growth. He also had a 14-year career with Loblaw Companies Ltd, Canada's largest food distributor and supermarket chain, and started his career at A.C. Nielsen, the world's leading marketing information company.

Glenn serves as the chairman of the Gap Foundation Board of Trustees. He holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.


 

Sabrina Simmons

Sabrina Simmons
EVP and Chief Financial Officer, Gap Inc.

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Sabrina Simmons is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gap Inc. In this role, she oversees all global financial departments, including controllership, corporate financial planning and analysis, investor relations, treasury, tax, risk management, internal audit and the corporate shared service center, and also has accountability for brand finance along with the company's brand presidents.  

Since joining Gap Inc. in 2001, Sabrina has progressed through positions of increasing responsibility from vice president and treasurer to executive vice president. Simmons was appointed CFO in January 2008.

During her tenure, she has been instrumental in instilling financial discipline throughout the organization and developing the capital structure framework that has delivered increasing shareholder distributions while maintaining a strong balance sheet.

Before coming to Gap, Sabrina was chief financial officer and an executive member of the Board of Directors of Sygen International PLC, a British genetics company. Prior to Sygen, Simmons spent five years at Levi Strauss & Co., where she was assistant treasurer. She also spent several years at Hewlett Packard Company and KPMG.

Sabrina received her B.S. in Finance from the University of California, Berkeley where she was also bestowed the award of Regent Scholar, and received her M.B.A. from the Anderson School at the University of California, Los Angeles. Sabrina serves as a member of the Gap Foundation Board of Trustees.


 

Stephen Sunnucks

Steve Sunnucks
Global President, Gap

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Steve Sunnucks is the Global President of Gap brand with responsibility for growing the brand across multiple channels and geographies around the world. He has held this role since 2012.

Prior to this, Steve spent more than eight years with Gap Inc. in key leadership roles. He joined the company in 2005 as President of Gap Inc. Europe, with his responsibilities expanding soon after to include International Strategic Alliances. In this role, Steve successfully guided the growth of Gap and Banana Republic in Europe, and oversaw the company’s rapidly-expanding franchise operations.

In 2010, Steve took on responsibility for leading the company’s brands outside of North America. As President of Gap Inc.’s International division, he grew the company’s international footprint across 40 countries, including eight of the world’s top 10 apparel retail markets. He also spearheaded the launch of Old Navy in Japan and the opening of franchise stores across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, Asia Pacific and South America.

Steve is an accomplished retailer with extensive experience in global apparel. In his 35 year career, he has held senior leadership roles with large, well-known retailers including Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury and the Burton Group (now Arcadia). Prior to joining Gap Inc., he spent four years as Chief Executive Officer of New Look, a publicly listed European clothing retailer with over 700 stores in the U.K., Ireland and France. During his term as CEO, Steve repositioned the company as a fast-fashion brand, launched a new large store format and introduced product categories.

Steve graduated from Sheffield University in England with an honors degree in economics.


 

Stefan Larsson

Stefan Larsson
Global President, Old Navy

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Stefan Larsson is the Global President of Old Navy, a division of Gap Inc.

Stefan joined Gap Inc. in 2012 after a highly successful career at Swedish retailer, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), spanning nearly 15 years.

He most recently served as head of Global Sales with functional responsibility for about 2,300 stores and nearly all of the company’s $17 billion in annual sales. This role, which reported to the CEO, encompassed all aspects of the business that are customer-facing: product merchandising, visual merchandising, store operations, store design and development, inventory management, and customer service. 

Previously, Stefan was responsible for overseeing H&M’s global expansion, with responsibility for real estate, store design and store construction. Earlier in his career at H&M, he lived in California and led the company’s launch of H&M on the West Coast of the United States, and spent nearly seven years in numerous global roles with responsibility for product, including merchandising, assortment development, planning and production for the company. 

Stefan earned a M.Sc. in Business Administration jointly from the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, in Finland, and Jonkoping International Business School, in Sweden.


 

Jack Calhoun

Jack Calhoun
Global President, Banana Republic

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Jack Calhoun is global president of Banana Republic. He is responsible for managing all channels and markets for Banana Republic around the world.

Since joining Gap Inc. in 2003, Jack has grown sales and positioned Banana Republic as the go-to brand for men and women seeking modern American style.  He has been instrumental in leading growth initiatives like the launch of new handbag, fragrance and eyeglass lines, and has spearheaded numerous fashion, designer and art related brand partnerships including Vanity Fair, GQ, Vogue, Issa London, the NY MOMA and The New Museum.  He also developed the first fashion brand integrations with Project Runway and Mad Men. In addition to his current role, Jack has served Banana Republic as president of North America and executive vice president of Merchandising and Marketing.

Prior to joining Gap Inc., Jack was the executive vice president of Brand Management and Advertising at Charles Schwab & Co. Before that, he spent six years leading teams at Foote, Cone & Belding and Young & Rubicam. He also held marketing positions at Levi Strauss & Company and The Procter & Gamble Company.

Jack received a B.S. from Purdue University, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and attended Indiana University School of Music.

Jack currently serves on the Board of Directors of Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, and the San Francisco Opera. He also served for five years on the Board of Directors of the national not-for-profit GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) as well as the Mitchell Gold furniture company.


Nancy Green
President and General Manager, Athleta

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Nancy Green is currently President and General Manager of Athleta, leading the brand through a high-growth phase and brand evolution.

Throughout her three decades of retail, leading high growth businesses and teams have been her expertise along with creating and developing brand vision, strategy, and breakthrough product and marketing.  She is also known as an impactful mentor of talent who has developed strong leaders across the industry.  She has worked for Gap Inc for 21 years over two phases, including her first 16 years in retail and most recent 5 years since rejoining the company in 2009.

Prior to joining Athleta in 2013, she served as executive vice president and chief creative officer at Old Navy, leading the merchandising, design and visual merchandising teams.  Under her leadership, the brand focused on balancing innovation in core categories while launching new and expanding businesses.  Nancy served as interim co-leader of Old Navy in 2012.

Previously, Green served as CEO of Shabby Chic, where she partnered with the founder to create and implement a vision and growth strategy for a multi-channel lifestyle brand.  She facilitated its expansion into new categories and distribution channels while overseeing all areas  of the company.

In addition, she ran the Pottery Barn division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc as executive vice president from 2003-2007 where she led a multi-channel business (online, catalog, stores) through a significant growth phase expanding into new categories and developing the online business into a major channel.

She spent 16 years at Gap Inc from 1986-2002 overseeing merchandising in a variety of divisions, including Gap brand both within the US and globally, as well as the kids and baby division for Old Navy.

She holds a BA from University of California, Berkeley. 


 

Lexi Tawes
Vice President and General Manager,
Piperlime

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Lexi Tawes is vice president and general manager of Piperlime, the online boutique known for its chic mix of brands, social inspiration and It girls.

She has been a part of the Gap Inc. team for the past 14 years, and previously served as the Head of Merchandising for all of North America at Gap.  During that time, she was instrumental in hiring key talent to build a powerful Women's Global Merchandising team and spearheading the shift to a global model for the women's team.

Additional past accomplishments include leading the team that co-architecting the creation and launch of 1969 Denim, which required a deep understanding of the brand’s customer, the marketplace, and how marketing and PR campaigns should be designed to complement a launch. 

Born in Ross, California, she received her BS in Biology from Trinity College-Hartford.

An incredibly talented leader with impressive creativity and leadership vision, she is perfectly suited to bring Piperlime into its next phase of growth.


 

Jyothi Rao
President and General Manager, Intermix

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Jyothi Rao is president and general manager of Intermix.

She brings more than 20 years of extensive experience from the retail sector to this role. Most recently, Jyothi was the executive vice president and general manager of Gilt Groupe, where she was instrumental in growing Gilt into a multi-hundred million dollar luxury e-commerce business.

Prior to Gilt, Jyothi served as senior vice president and general manager at Calvin Klein, where she launched the Specialty Retail division.  

Jyothi also held several leadership positions during her sixteen-year tenure at Gap Inc. from 1990-2006 when she worked on both the Gap and Banana Republic brands. 

Jyothi lives in New York and has resided in Africa, India, and Europe. She holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.


 

Art Peck

Art Peck
President, Growth, Innovation and Digital

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Art Peck is the president of Growth, Innovation and Digital. In this role, he provides Gap Inc.’s portfolio of brands with world-class digital capabilities and expertise. He has responsibility for delivering an industry-leading omni-channel platform for consumers to bridge the physical and digital shopping experience.  He oversees GapTech, the team driving retail technology innovation, e-commerce for all of the company’s brands and delivering global enterprise technology for Gap Inc. In addition, he also guides the growth of the Athleta, Piperlime and Intermix brands and led the acquisition of Intermix. 

In 2013, Fast Company named Art one of its 100 Most Creative People in Business, which features global leaders in technology, design, media, music, movies, marketing, television, sports, and more.

Since joining Gap Inc. in 2005, Art has held key roles with the company. Prior to leading Growth, Innovation and Digital, he served as president of Gap North America, where he was instrumental in driving positive performance of the company’s namesake brand. As head of the Outlet business from 2008 to 2010, he delivered earnings and sales growth and led the Outlet business to a global footprint.

In addition, Art served as executive vice president of Strategy & Operations. During this time, he played a crucial role in the acquisition of Athleta. He also played an integral role in starting and leading the company’s Franchise business. Art is a trustee on the board of Gap Foundation.

Art came to Gap Inc. from The Boston Consulting Group, an international strategy and management consulting firm, where he served as senior vice president and director.

He is a graduate of Occidental College in Los Angeles and holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


 

Michelle Banks

Michelle Banks
EVP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and
Chief Compliance Officer, Gap Inc.

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Michelle Banks is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer of Gap Inc.



In addition to the global legal function, Michelle oversees the Company’s global equity administration; franchise services; privacy; and social and environmental responsibility functions. She joined Gap Inc. in 1999.  Prior to becoming General Counsel in 2006, Michelle established and led the Company’s corporate governance and corporate compliance functions within the legal department.

Before joining Gap Inc., Michelle was in-house legal counsel for the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and prior to that, worked in Japan as American counsel for ITOCHU Corporation.  She was also associated with several law firms, including Morrison & Foerster in California and New York, focusing on corporate finance and international commercial transactions.

Michelle graduated from UCLA with degrees in Law and Economics, and was admitted to the California bar in 1988. She serves on the Executive Committees of the Board of Directors of Minority Corporate Counsel Association and United Way of the Bay Area. She is Chair of the General Counsel Forum of the National Retail Association and serves on the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession.


 

Sonia Syngal

Sonia Syngal
EVP, Global Supply Chain, Gap Inc.

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Sonia Syngal is Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain for Gap Inc. Sonia is responsible for managing Gap Inc.’s global supply chain, which includes the company’s logistics network and sourcing operations for both apparel and non-apparel, spanning nearly 40 countries.

Sonia brings a broad range of brand and supply chain strategy experience to the role. Since joining Gap Inc. in 2004, she has served in key leadership roles including Vice President of Corporate Sourcing and then Global Production & Supply Chain. During this time, she was instrumental in delivering production and sourcing strategies for Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy. Sonia also served in several general management roles including Senior Vice President for Gap Inc.’s International Outlet division and Managing Director for Gap Inc.’s Europe business. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President of Old Navy’s International division where she led the successful expansion of the brand in Japan and set the strategies for Old Navy’s global growth.

Prior to joining Gap Inc., Sonia had a long career in supply chain and manufacturing, including nearly 10 years at Sun Microsystems where she led manufacturing operations, logistics and supply chain management during a time of rapid growth.

Sonia holds a Master’s degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University. She is a guest lecturer at the Stanford School of Business.


 

Tom Keiser

Tom Keiser
EVP, Global Product Operations, Gap Inc.

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Tom Keiser is Gap Inc. Executive Vice President of Global Product Operations. In this role, Tom is responsible for the design and execution of one of Gap Inc.’s key priorities, Seamless Inventory. The objective of Seamless Inventory is to significantly reduce stranded inventory and improve margin for each of our Global Brands.

Tom is a proven retail and IT executive with significant experience building global operating platforms. Through his 25-year career, Tom has led major global initiatives for consumer product and retail companies. Tom joined Gap Inc. in 2010 as the company’s Chief Information Officer.

Prior to joining Gap Inc., Tom was EVP and CIO for Limited Brands (now L Brands), where he spearheaded a multi-year transformational program which built a new business and technology retail operating model. During 12 years with Ernst & Young, he gained significant international expertise, managing the rollout of major systems in Europe and the Middle East for a range of companies, including the Coca-Cola Company. Tom began his career at BellSouth as a programmer analyst.

Tom currently serves as a trustee for Gap Foundation, as the Chair of the Board for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area, and is Chair of the Advisory Board for The Fisher CIO Leadership Program at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Tom received a bachelor's degree from the University of West Florida.


 

David Zoba

David Zoba
SVP, Global Real Estate, Gap Inc.

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David Zoba is Senior Vice President of Global Real Estate. In this role, he works closely with Gap Inc.'s brand presidents and International business leaders in developing and delivering on the company's strategies to optimize its global real estate fleet.

David began as a real estate attorney on Wall Street and quickly moved into shopping centers and corporate real estate. He joined The Limited in the mid-1990s to lead real estate law, and then expanded his responsibility significantly to other areas during his seven years with the company. He subsequently worked for Galyan's Trading Company, Inc., where as EVP he helped create and launch a specialty sporting goods retailer that later became part of Dick's Sporting Goods. Most recently, David was principal and chief operating officer for Steiner + Associates, one of the country's most respected mixed-use retail developers.

David earned his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and attended the London School of Economics for graduate studies. David has a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University Law School.


 

Bobbi Silten
President, Gap Foundation
and SVP, Global Responsibility, Gap Inc.

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Bobbi Silten is president, Gap Foundation and senior vice president, Global Responsibility for Gap Inc.

Since 2005, she has led Gap Foundation, overseeing its global community investments in women’s advancement and youth first jobs, and volunteer programs for 135,000 employees worldwide.  

In early 2011, she was tapped to lead Gap Inc.’s Global Responsibility practice – encompassing vendor engagement and monitoring, sustainable innovation, and global stakeholder partnerships.

In 2011-2012, she served as a member of the White House Council for Community Solutions, which provided advice to President Obama on the best ways to mobilize citizens, nonprofits, businesses and government to work more effectively together to solve specific community needs. She co-led the Youth Employment Program working group, which developed the Connecting Youth & Business toolkit.

She is a founding member of Reimagining Service, a national cross-sector initiative to increase the impact of volunteerism, and currently serves as the chair of the Reimagining Service Council. 

She serves on the Leadership Council for Opportunity Nation and is a founding member of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety. She is also a volunteer mentor to alumni of Summer Search, a national youth leadership program.

Prior to joining Gap Inc., Ms. Silten spent 10 years at Levi Strauss & Co., including five years as president of the U.S. Dockers brand. She started her professional career in advertising and has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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