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VF Corporation Appoints Nina Flood as President, Global Packs – Eastpak®, JanSport® & Kipling®

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and accessories, today announced the appointment of Nina Flood to the newly created position of President, Global Packs – Eastpak®, JanSport® and Kipling®. Flood will be based at the headquarters of VF International, in Stabio, Switzerland. She will report to Martino Scabbia Guerrini, Executive Vice President and President EMEA.

Together under one organization, the Eastpak®, JanSport® and Kipling® brands will work together to leverage synergies across the enterprise while also ensuring that each brand maintains its independent character and identity. The Eastpak® and Kipling® teams will remain headquartered in Antwerp and the JanSport® team will continue to be headquartered in Denver.

Nina Flood © 2021 VFC
Nina Flood © 2021 VFC

“I’d like to congratulate Nina on her new position,” said Martino Scabbia Guerrini. “Nina’s previous experience as President of Eastpak and President of Kipling North America make her the ideal leader for the Global Packs organization. Under Nina’s guidance, we will enable Eastpak, JanSport and Kipling to begin the next chapter of their individual success stories and together as a collective organization to become the global leader in packs.” 

Flood most recently served as President of Eastpak®. After joining VF in 2003 as Senior Director, Marketing for the Nautica® brand (formerly part of VF Corporation), she quickly progressed in her career holding various senior positions, including leading global Marketing and Strategy for Nautica before joining the Kipling® brand as President of Kipling® Americas in 2016. Prior to joining VF, Flood spent 10 years with Guess, Inc., holding various marketing and brand leadership roles.

“I am honored to be leading the Global Packs organization and to be working on the Kipling brand again,” said Flood. “I look forward to working with the amazing team of talented people and growing our Packs business.” 

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