Levi Strauss names Harmit Singh as global CFO
17 Dec 2012
Levi Strauss has appointed Harmit Singh as Executive VicePresident and Chief Financial Officer. He would be reporting to company president and chief executive officer Chip Bergh. In this role, Singh will be responsible for the company’s global information technology and finance functions, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and controls, tax, treasury, risk management, internal audit and investor relations.
Singh brings with him almost 30 years of experience as a financial leader within the hospitality, restaurant and travel industries. Most recently, Singh was chief financial officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, where he successfully led the financial planning and operations for an organization with about 500 hotels across 45 countries.
“Having led the financial and information technology operations behind some of the largest restaurant and hotel companies, Harmit Singh has extensive experience in developing and implementing growth strategies for companies that serve consumers around the globe,” said Chip Bergh through a statement.