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Also Known As Steve Rendle , Rowan

CEO of Apollo Global Managementco-founder and CEO of Apollo Global Management

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Steven E. Rendle Chairman, President & CEO of VF Corporation, Inc. (VFC)

 since January 1, 2017 and served as its President until November 08, 2017. He served as the President of V.F. Corporation since June 24, 2015 and served as its Chief Operating Officer from June 24, 2015 to December 2016. He served as Senior Vice President of Americas at V.F. Corporation since April 2014 until June 2015.

I started my career in the specialty outdoor and action sports industry more than 30 years ago. I was fortunate to have roles at W.L. Gore and Associates, Youngone Corporation and VF Corporation. While at VF, I spent more than 20 years in a series of leadership

roles, including serving as the President of The North Face brand from 2004 to 2010. My career at VF provided me the opportunity to

work with a passionate, diverse group of people from around the world who are committed to creating the very best products and


one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with a family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands including The North Face®, Timberland®, Vans® and Dickies®. Our purpose is to power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. We connect this purpose with a relentless drive to succeed to create value for all stakeholders and use our company as a force for good

Early Life

Marc J. Rowan born August 19, 1962 . Rowan was born to a Jewish family in 1962. His mother Barbara was a teacher and a trained concert pianist. He has one sister, Andrea. Rowan graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania .

Rowan is married to Carolyn G. Pleva and lives in New York City                                 


  • Graduated - summa cum laude with a B.S.
  • M.B.A - Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


  • Apollo Global Management - CEO
  • Apollo Global Management - co-founder