NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2015-- Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) announced today that Steven P. Murphy has been hired as a consultant to advise management regarding strategic and other business matters. As a result, Mr. Murphy has resigned from the Company's Board of Directors.
"Steven has been a highly valued member of our Board of Directors and provided us with extensive insight and guidance during his tenure," said Ralph Lauren, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "On behalf of the entire Board of Directors, we thank Steven for his many years of dedicated service and look forward to working with him in a new capacity."
Mr. Murphy served on Ralph Lauren Corporation's Board since November 2005. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Christie's International plc from September 2010 through December 2014. He previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rodale Inc. from 2002 to December 2009, and joined Rodale in 2000 as its President and Chief Operating Officer.
ABOUT RALPH LAUREN
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE: RL) is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For more than 47 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Polo Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Black Label, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Double RL, RLX, Ralph Lauren Childrenswear, Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. For more information, go to http://investor.ralphlauren.com.
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