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Since 2006, Angela Ahrendts has been Chief Executive Officer of Burberry, the global luxury company distinguished by its 155-year British heritage and iconic outerwear. Under the leadership of Angela and the executive team, the development of a pure brand strategy has driven the company’s global growth, realized through international retail expansion and innovation in product design and digital marketing. Over the past five years, the Group’s revenues have more than doubled and Burberry is now widely regarded as one of the leading British brands in the world, with a thriving, connected corporate culture.
In 2008, with Chief Creative Officer Christopher Bailey, Angela Ahrendts established the Burberry Foundation, dedicated to helping young people realize their dreams and the power of their creativity through financial, mentoring and product support.
Angela is a member of the UK Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group, and features in Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women in the World, Fortune’s Businesspeople of the Year, and the Financial Times’ Top 50 Women in World Business.