Jerry Stritzke joined Coach as an Executive Officer in March 2008 and succeeded Keith Monda, Coach's former President and Chief Operating Officer after his retirement at the end of this fiscal year.
From 1999 through August 2007, Mr. Stritzke held several senior executive positions within the Limited Brands, Inc. organization; during that time, he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Co-Leader of Victoria’s Secret which included Victoria Secret Stores, Victoria’s Secret Direct, Victoria’s Secret Beauty and Pink. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of MAST Industries. He joined Limited Brands in 1999 as Senior Vice President, Operations. From 1993 until 1999, Mr. Stritzke was a consultant with the retail consulting firm of Webb and Shirley. In 1992, He practiced law at Stritzke Law Office, and until then, he was a partner at Best, Sharp, Sheridan & Stritzke after joining them as an associate in 1985.
Mr. Stritzke received a Bachelors of Science degree from Oklahoma State University and a Juris Doctor from the University in Oklahoma.