Chip 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 of 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.