Charles V. Bergh

Charles V. Bergh, a director since he joined the Company on September 1, 2011, is our President and Chief Executive Officer.  Prior to joining Levi Strauss & Co., Mr. Bergh was Group President, Global Male Grooming, for The Procter & Gamble Company (“P&G”), a manufacturer and distributor of consumer products.  He held a progression of leadership roles during his 28-year career at P&G.  Mr. Bergh previously served on the Board of Directors for VF Corporation and on the Economic Development Board, Singapore, and was a member of the US-AESAN Business Council, Singapore.  Mr. Bergh’s position as our Chief Executive Officer and his past experience as a leader of large, global consumer brands makes him uniquely suited to be a member of our board of directors.