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Kontoor Brands adds Ashley Goldsmith to board of directors

Sophie Smith
08 February 2022

Kontoor Brands, owner of Wrangler and Lee, has announced the appointment of Ashley Goldsmith to its board of directors, effective immediately.

In her new role, Goldsmith will serve on the Talent and Compensation Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee of Kontoor’s board of directors.

Since 2013, Goldsmith has held the roles of Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer at Workday Inc. Prior to this, she spent three years with Polycom Inc. in the same roles, leading the company through a high growth phase.

Goldsmith has also has a number of leadership roles at companies including The Home Depot and Ventana Medical Systems, a division of the Roche Group.

Scott Baxter, President, CEO and Chair of the board at Kontoor Brands, said: “We’re pleased to welcome Ashley to Kontoor’s board of directors. Ashley is a seasoned HR leader with a passion for developing top talent and cultivating value-led, performance-driven organisations.

"As Kontoor enters its next phase of growth, her perspectives and experiences with global organisations and deep knowledge of building winning employee value propositions will be excellent assets to Kontoor and our board.”

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