VF Corporation Named to InformationWeek Elite 100 List for Technology Innovators
GREENSBORO, N.C.-- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) today announced that it ranked No. 20 on this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100 list, which recognizes the top business technology innovators in the U.S.
“VF’s Global Business Technology (GBT) team works tirelessly with our businesses around the globe to develop innovative solutions that meet their business needs. This is an excellent recognition for the meaningful work they do to empower VF and our brands to win in the marketplace,” said Martin Schneider, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, VF. “We’re proud to be recognized as a top company on InformationWeek’s Elite 100 list.”
VF was recognized for its new e-commerce platform that provides the company with a common enterprise approach to building and managing its brand websites globally. The GBT team’s efforts on the e-commerce platform is enabling the growth of VF’s brands and its Direct-to-Consumer business, which accounts for about 30 percent of the company’s annual revenue.
“As business success becomes even more dependent on the ability to innovate in information technology, being represented on the InformationWeek Elite 100 list is one of the biggest honors a company can achieve,” said Susan Nunziata, editorial director of InformationWeek. “It’s a validation of efforts by the business to make IT a game changer.”
This is InformationWeek’s 28th year identifying and honoring the nation's most innovative users of information technology. The InformationWeek Elite 100 research tracks the technology-based investments, strategies, and results of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek Elite 100 spotlights the power of business technology innovation.
Additional details on the InformationWeek Elite 100 can be found online at http://www.informationweek.com/elite100.
VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) is a global leader in the design, manufacture, marketing and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories. The company’s highly diversified portfolio of 30 powerful brands spans numerous geographies, product categories, consumer demographics and sales channels, giving VF a unique industry position and the ability to create sustainable, long-term growth for our customers and shareholders. The company’s largest brands are The North Face®, Vans®, Timberland®, Wrangler®, Lee® and Nautica®. For more information, visit www.vfc.com.
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Vanessa McCutchen, Director, Public Relations
Source: VF Corporation