Board of Directors
Robert K. Shearer
Mr. Shearer, 62, has been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of VF Corporation, a global lifestyle apparel company, since May 2005, and has served VF Corporation in several capacities since 1986, including Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer from July 1998 to May 2005. Earlier in his career, Mr. Shearer held a senior audit position with Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Shearer has been a member of our Board of Directors since 2008, is the Chairperson of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee.
Mr. Shearer’s current role as Chief Financial Officer of VF Corporation, coupled with his 12 years of experience in public accounting, enables him to provide our Board of Directors and Audit Committee with important insights on a range of financial and internal control matters, as well as on matters relating to capital structure, information systems, risk management and public reporting. In addition, his participation in VF Corporation expansion initiatives, including a number of acquisitions and growth in international markets, enables him to provide important insights on international operations, business combination opportunities and strategic planning.