The Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation (PVH) is one of the largest clothing companies in the world. The company’s history dates back to 1881 when Moses Phillips and his wife started producing and selling handmade shirts. Since 1920, PVH has been a publicly listed company on the New York Stock Exchange. Now PVH is an international organization with more than 35.000 employees generating a total turnover of approximately $ 8 billion. PVH’s corporate headquarters are located in New York, the Dutch head offices are located in the center of Amsterdam.
“Positive results in 2016 are the direct result from strong execution and continuous investment in our brands. We believe our brands, led by Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, continue to resonate with consumers and make possible our strong position in the market compared to our competitors.” – Emanuel Chirico, CEO PVH Corp.
PVH is a company with a rich history and a promising future. The vision for 2020 is based on three principles: 1. a customer-centered approach, 2. strong adaptive capacity and 3. focus on the product. At PVH, vision isn’t static or collecting dust like a document in a filing cabinet; vision is dynamic and constantly being shaped actively, by everyone. The CEO, Daniel Grieder, calls it the culture of the three D’s. Discuss, Decide and Deliver.
“We need to react to a world increasingly subject to change. This applies to everyone within our company, not just the MT. We are not reluctant to try something new. The biggest risk, is never risking anything at all.” – Daniel Grieder, CEO PVH Corp.
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