As Executive Vice President and President, Europe, Seth Ellison is responsible for the company’s overall business strategy and operations across all brands and channels in the region. In addition, he is a member of the company’s worldwide leadership team, which sets the company’s global direction.
Seth has a passion for growing global brands and a track record of success in large and small companies, in multiple geographies and apparel categories. He joined the company in September 2012 to serve as President of the Dockers® brand before relocating to Europe for his current role. He has more than 35 years of apparel experience – including Chief Commercial Officer at Alternative Apparel, President of the swimwear group at Perry Ellis, Vice President General Manager of Nike EMEA Apparel based in Hilversum, The Netherlands, President of Hurley International at Nike Inc., President of the outerwear division for Authentic Fitness and Vice President of design and merchandising at Quiksilver, Inc.
Ellison attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. His other passions include snowboarding, watersports, the martial arts and guitar.