AAFA Announces Board of Directors Leadership and Election Results for 2021-22

March 5, 2021 | WASHINGTON, D.C.

Today the American Apparel & Footwear Association announced the renewal of its Board of Directors leadership, and the addition of 13 new and re-elected Board members. 
The following individuals were confirmed as AAFA’s Board of Directors leadership for the 2021-2022 term:

Chair: Colin Browne, Chief Operating Officer, Under Armour, Inc.
Vice-Chair: Sarah Clarke, Executive Vice President, Supply North America, PVH Corp.
Secretary: Ted Dagnese, Chief Supply Chain Officer, Lululemon Athletica
Treasurer: Kurt Cavano, CEO, Nimbly

The following individuals were elected and re-elected to the Board of Directors:

Newly elected:
Deborah Weinswig, Coresight Research Inc.
Sid Howard, Amann Group

Halide Alagoz, Ralph Lauren Corporation
Lisa Bate, Bureau Veritas Consumer Products
Ted Dagnese, Lululemon Athletica
Bill Ells, Vibram USA
Mike Fralix, Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation 
Katherine Gold, Goldbug Inc.
Todd Kahn, Tapestry Inc.
David Miller, Minnetonka Moccasin Company, Inc.
Steve Mostofsky, TTI Global Resources
Josue Solano, BBC International 
Sunny Tan, Luen Thai

“The continuity, and truly time-tested, leadership of Colin Browne will be vital at this time of continued uncertainty across the retail and the global trading landscape,” said Steve Lamar, president and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association. "We are proud to welcome two new Board members and we remain grateful for the ongoing engagement and leadership by our full Board of Directors."  

“A year ago, we were certainly not predicting the same challenges and opportunities across Brand Protection, Trade, Supply Chain & Manufacturing that we encountered over the first year of my term,” shared Colin Browne, chair of the American Apparel & Footwear Association. “During my extended term as chair, I will continue to steer the Board and the association leadership through the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and our new realities as an industry that must design, source, and deliver products to the new consumer mindset and expectations."