Christopher McCormick, joined the board of Levi Strauss & Co. in April 2016. Mr. McCormick most recently served as president and chief executive officer of L.L.Bean, Inc. from 2001 until March 2016. Mr. McCormick joined L.L.Bean in 1983, previously serving in a number of senior and executive level positions in advertising and marketing. Prior to becoming President & CEO of L.L.Bean, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer from 2000-2001. Mr. McCormick graduated from Fairfield University and completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program in 2000. He remains active in industry trade associations, and his civic associations include serving on the Board of Trustees of the Maine Community College System and membership on Fairfield University’s Advisory Board. Mr. McCormick brings to the board his deep channel knowledge, ecommerce and direct marketing expertise.