Diane M. Sullivan

Former Chief Executive Officer, President & Chairman of the Board at Caleres, Inc.

Diane M. Sullivan

Diane M. Sullivan

Former Chief Executive Officer, President & Chairman of the Board at Caleres, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

The Stride Rite Corp.
Tommy Hilfiger Corp.
Stride Rite Children's Group LLC

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1916

Number of Boards

11

Birthday

1957

Age

63

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Chancellor Emeritus at Washington University in St. Louis

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Caleres, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Nestlé Purina PetCare Co.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Edgewell Personal Care Company

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Westmoreland Associates LLC

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Vice Chairman at University of Washington

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Former Vice Chairman at BJC Health System Group Return

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Carnival Plc

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Founder at Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.

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Professor at University of Washington

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Diane M. Sullivan
Former Chief Executive Officer, President & Chairman of the Board at Caleres, Inc.
Education

Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation. Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class. During the same period, an increase in voluntary giving from alumni has helped to move the University's endowment to approximately $1.9 billion. Boston College students have also earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including 2 Rhodes Scholarships, 4 Marshalls, 9 Goldwaters and 162 Fulbright grants.

Babson is the educator, convener and thought leader for Entrepre­neur­ship of All Kinds. Babson is an independent, not-for-profit institution and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

Career History
Chief Executive Officer, President & Chairman of the Board
2003 - Current

Caleres, Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of footwear. It operates through the following segments: Famous Footwear, Brand Portfolio, and Other. The Famous Footwear segment provides brand-name athletic, casual, and dress shoes for the entire family. The Brand Portfolio segment offers retailers and consumers a portfolio of brands by designing, developing, sourcing, manufacturing, and marketing branded footwear for women and men. The Other segment covers corporate assets, administrative expenses, other costs, and recoveries that are not allocated to the operating units. The company was founded by George Warren Brown in 1878 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

Vice Chairman, Footwear Group
2001 - 2003

PVH Corp. ("PVH") has grown exponentially from its 1881 roots of selling and mending shirts for miners in Pottsville, PA and its 1920's introduction of the Van Heusen soft-folding collar to become a global company with revenues of over $5.5 billion by successfully growing brands globally through a strategic combination of wholesale, retail and licensing operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Our brands include Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW and Bass. In addition, we license brands for dress shirts and neckwear offered in the U.S. and Canada. In less than a decade, PVH has experienced a tremendous amount of change that has redefined the identity, culture, performance and potential of the Company - first with the successful acquisition of Calvin Klein in 2003 and then with the addition of Tommy Hilfiger in 2010. Through these transformative acquisitions, we have secured our position as one of the largest global apparel companies, with a diversified portfolio of iconic lifestyle and apparel brands, led by Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger. The Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands together represent over 75% of the Company's profits and are expected to drive future revenue and profitability growth

President & Chief Operating Officer
1995 - 2001

Stride Rite Corp. manufactures and markets children's footwear. The firm also markets athletic and casual footwear for children and adults. Its brands include Keds, Grasshoppers, Robeez, Saucony, Hind, Sperry Top-sider and Tommy Hilfiger. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Lexington, MA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

Comfort Foods, Inc. produces and distributes gourmet coffee in distinctive expanded canisters. It also provides roasting and packaging services for various private labels, co-packing, and licensing customers. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in North Andover, MA.

Director
Current

HEALTHCARE SERVICES AND HEALTH EDUCATION TO COMMUNITIES WE SERVE.

Secretary, Board of Directors
Current

Fashion Footwear Association of New York is a not-for- profit trade association representing footwear manufacturers. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2018

CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, NAMELY THE COORDINATION OF NECESSARY FINANCIAL, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND COUNSELING SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS EMPLOYED OR FORMERLY EMPLOYED IN THE SHOE INDUSTRY OR THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF SUCH PERSONS.

$2,500 - $4,999
2016

CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, NAMELY THE COORDINATION OF NECESSARY FINANCIAL, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND COUNSELING SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS EMPLOYED OR FORMERLY EMPLOYED IN THE SHOE INDUSTRY OR THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF SUCH PERSONS.

$10K - $25K
2015

CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, NAMELY THE COORDINATION OF NECESSARY FINANCIAL, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL AND COUNSELING SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS EMPLOYED OR FORMERLY EMPLOYED IN THE SHOE INDUSTRY OR THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF SUCH PERSONS.

Political Donations
$2,000
2004

Former President of United States

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