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Our People

A PLACE WHERE GREAT PEOPLE WANT TO WORK

Tapestry is devoted to being an engaging, innovative, inclusive and diverse workplace. During 2019, we established new goals for expanding diversity in our North America Tapestry and brand leadership teams, and reducing gaps in feelings of inclusion by gender and ethnicity across our employee population globally.

 

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Inclusion and Diversity


Inclusion is one of our core Tapestry values. We warmly welcome all people, embracing our differences and inviting a diversity of perspectives. At Tapestry, success is based on merit, and we believe that anyone, from anywhere, can have the best idea.

 

Highlighted Initiatives

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CEO VICTOR LUIS SIGNS CEO ACTION DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION PLEDGE

Tapestry CEO, Victor Luis, signed the CEO Action Diversity and Inclusion pledge, reaffirming our commitment to advancing workplace inclusion and diversity.

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TAPESTRY SIGNS UN WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES (WEPs)

On International Women’s Day, we signed the UN WEPs, which promote gender equality and the professional development of women.

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TEAMING WITH FASHION LEADERS TO FIGHT INEQUALITY

As part of The Glass Runway study, we joined forces with other fashion leaders to close the gap on gender inequalities in our industry.

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NEW FORUM SUPPORTS BUSY LIVES OF WORKING PARENTS

We have established a Working Parents Community to help employees with children to collaborate and communicate, creating a network of support.

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Unscripted discussion series informs and inspires

Through this series, diverse speakers share their inspiring stories about inclusion and innovation with our employees.

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MARCHING WITH PRIDE IN NEW YORK CITY

Tapestry celebrated and participated in the New York City Pride March for the first time in June 2018.

 

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Diversity Snapshot


We’re proud of our diverse population and we have championed diversity within our Board of Directors. Three out of nine board members are women, and 61% of Tapestry leadership positions are held by women.

 

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Career Progression


We strive to provide a working environment where our people can grow and progress. We place an emphasis on internal mobility, and through various development programs, facilitate opportunities for our talent to take the next step in their career journeys.

 

Highlighted Initiatives

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TRANSFORMING MANAGERS INTO EXTRAORDINARY LEADERS

The Common Thread is our global development program designed to establish strong management behaviors and skills to effectively lead others.

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STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP PROGRAM AT TUCK School of Business

In 2018, 20 leaders attended a week-long program aimed at sharpening their skills as enterprise thinkers to help build our house of brands. Since its inception in 2016, approximately 80 employees have participated.

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ACCELERATING THE CAREERS OF EMERGING LEADERS

Our Emerging Leaders Program is a one-year development plan designed to advance the careers of our global mid-level leaders.

 

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Whole Life & Well-Being


We want Tapestry to be a place where our people love to work. Ensuring our employees have the resources and benefits available to achieve work-life integration is just one of the ways we nurture whole life and well-being.

 

Highlighted Initiatives

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EUROPEAN OFFICES HOST “FEEL GOOD WEEK”

This weeklong event provided a wealth of health and financial insights to employees, as well as sports massage, meditation and fitness sessions.

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EQUITY GRANTED TO DIRECTOR LEVEL+ EMPLOYEES

We want our people to think of Tapestry as their company. Equity is a core part of our compensation plans offered at the Director level and above, and has been offered to Coach store managers for many years. Now, we’re expanding equity to store managers across all brands and geographies.

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MINDFUL MEDITATIONS LAUNCHED AT HUDSON YARDS

Launched at our global headquarters in 2018, Mindful Meditations provide employees with facilitated meditation sessions to start the week right.