Carrie Ask joined the company in February 2016 as Executive Vice President and President, Global Retail. Responsible for leading all aspects of Levi Strauss & Co.’s global retail business, she oversees more than 2,800 retail stores, including franchised, company-operated mainline and outlet stores, and shop-in-shops dedicated to the Levi’s® and Dockers® brands. She works in close partnership with the global ecommerce team to grow a best in class, seamless direct-to-consumer retail business. Carrie is also a member of the company’s worldwide leadership team.
Carrie joined LS&Co from NIKE Inc., where she was the vice president and general manager for Nike Stores North America. Prior to overseeing Nike’s North America retail stores, she was the vice president and general manager for global retail at Converse, where her responsibilities included full price stores, factory stores, as well as converse.com. She also held retail leadership and merchandising positions at Petco, Target Corporation and BC Natural Foods, LLC.
Prior to working with these organizations, Carrie was an associate principal for McKinsey & Company, Inc. and worked with retail clients across North America and Western Europe.
Carrie served in the United States Navy as an officer in the Civil Engineer Corps and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy. She received her MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.