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CFO of VF Corp. to retire


Greensboro, N.C. -- VF Corporation announced that senior VP and CFO Robert K. Shearer will retire in March 2015, after 28 years with the company. Scott A. Roe, 49, currently VP, controller and chief accounting officer, will succeed Shearer as CFO.

“Bob’s commitment to VF, our people, our shareholders and the consumers of our 30-plus brands is unsurpassed,” said Eric C. Wiseman, chairman, president and CEO of VF. “Bob will actively serve in his role until the end of next March, and we know his powerful leadership, focus on total shareholder return, mentoring and commitment to a seamless transition will mark every minute.”

The timing of this announcement allows everyone ample time to ensure a smooth and orderly transition that will help us continue the strong financial performance our shareholders have come to expect of VF.”

Roe joined VF in 1996 as an audit manager, and since that time has held multiple positions of increasing responsibility within the company’s finance organization.

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