Banner Default Image

People Moves - Levi Strauss & Co announces Tracy Layney as New CHRO

Back to Blogs
Blog Img

People Moves - Levi Strauss & Co announces Tracy Layney as New CHRO

Levi Strauss & Co has years of experience in human resources and organization strategy, including deep experience in apparel and retail. Most recently, Layney was Senior Vice President and CHRO at Shutterfly, Inc. where she was responsible for recruiting, employee engagement, talent management, compensation and benefits, HR technology, corporate communications and the Shutterfly Foundation

Earlier in her career, Layney worked at LS&Co. as a Senior Organization Readiness Manager supporting a global reengineering project. 

“Tracy is the right leader to help us continue to build an engaged, inclusive, and high-performing culture at Levi Strauss & Co.,” said Chip Bergh, Levi Strauss & Co. President and CEO.

He added, “She understands the unique needs of a retail organization and leads with her values. We are excited to welcome her back to LS&Co.” Prior to her time at Shutterfly, Layney held numerous senior leadership roles at Gap Inc., including Senior Vice President, HR for Old Navy and VP, Gap Inc. Global HR Strategy, Technology, and Operations. During her 10 years at Gap, Inc. Layney provided strategic leadership, and introduced innovative, holistic solutions to the company’s strategy, technology, operations, and talent management challenges.

Sharing about her new stint with Levis, Layney said, “I have long admired LS&Co.’s strong brand and values-driven culture.”  She sees tremendous opportunity in the HR team to continue to advance LS&Co. as a destination for top talent and great place to work. Layney holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania. 

Enjoyed this article? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below:

Half the Sky's mission is to supply the tools that can give every woman the ability to build a successful career and be fully prepared for the future of work. So, that they can lead a healthy, prosperous and more balanced/blended lifestyle of their choosing.  By building your confidence, you’re setting foundations to empower yourself and your career.  The world is your oyster, and it starts with you. 

Enjoyed this article let us know your thoughts in the comments below:

Sign Up

About half the sky

half the sky (HTS) is a career platform for women connecting you to career opportunities at companies that care. Providing you with information, tips and strategies to navigate the rapidly changing workplace.

Sign up to get career tips and job alerts directly to your inbox! Join us to shape the future of women at work together!