Levi Strauss & Co , vice president North Europe
Richard Hurren has been with the Levi’s® brand for ten years and currently holds the post of Vice President, North Europe.
Joining the company in 2006 as the UK Sales and Operations Director, Richard has gone on to hold numerous positions that have edified the brand’s strategy in efforts to enhance sales within the European markets.
Possessing advanced, managerial skills and knowledge that is valuable to the brand’s growth in consumer outreach, Richard leads the implementation of both strategic and pragmatic planning. Passionate about bringing Levi’s® product to life dynamically via the brands omni channel platforms, Richard seeks to create engaging and immersive retail experiences for fans of the brand. His acute knowledge of the consumer market testifies his status as a leading figure within Levi Strauss & Co.
Holding a strong track record with global iconic brands, prior to joining Levi’s® Richard worked at Adidas for two years as the Head of Retail Planning for Europe in Germany and began his career at Next working in merchandising, buying and supply chain.
With a degree in Business and Finance from Loughborough University, Richard leans heavily to all things outdoors and adrenaline fueling: his love of winter sports is well known while travel is another passion. Richard is married with two children and lives in Leicestershire.