FORA.tv Speaker - Tom Murry
Tom Murry is President and Chief Executive Officer of Calvin Klein Inc. and one of the leading executives
in the designer fashion industry. He has directed day-to-day operations at the company—one of the
world’s largest and most successful designer fashion companies and a wholly owned subsidiary of
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation—since February 2003.
Mr. Murry concentrates on business strategy, product, marketing and sales development for all Calvin
Klein product lines under the Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein and Calvin Klein Jeans
He began his tenure at Calvin Klein Inc. in 1996 as President of the cK business in the United States. He
quickly broadened his scope, providing counsel and support to licensees and joint-venture partners
connected to the cK business worldwide.
In 1998, he assumed responsibility for the Calvin Klein
Collection for women, including apparel and accessories. In 1999, Mr. Murry was promoted to the
position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Calvin Klein Inc., and in 2008 he was named
President and Chief Executive Officer of Calvin Klein Inc.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Murry spent six years as Corporate President of Tahari Ltd., a leading
women's apparel manufacturer in the United States. He currently serves on the board of CK Watch and
Jewelry Co. Ltd., as well as on the operating committee of the Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation.
Mr. Murry earned a B.S. from Oklahoma State University with a concentration in marketing.