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VF Corp. elects Bergh to board


GREENSBORO, N.C. VF Corp. has elected Charles V. (Chip) Bergh to serve as a director on its board, effective immediately. Bergh is currently group president of global personal care for Procter & Gamble.

Bergh was appointed to his current role at P&G in 2007 and has responsibility for the company's $15 billion global personal care business, which includes Gillette Blades & Razors, Braun and P&G's Personal Beauty Care portfolio. In 2005, Bergh was selected to lead the company's $5 billion blades and razors business, following the acquisition of Gillette. From 2000 to 2005, he led P&G's business in Southeast Asia as president of ASEAN/Australasia/India. Bergh is also a member of the executive committee of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and is a board member of the Greater Boston United Way.

"We are delighted to add an executive of Chip's caliber to our board," said VF Corp.'s chairman Macky J. McDonald. "He has extensive international business and brand management experience, and his successful track record of growing leading brands for one of the most respected consumer packaged goods companies in the world will provide valuable perspective to the board."

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