Full Name
Earl W. Shank
Job Title
Senior Manager, Traceability
Speaker Bio
Earl W. Shank leads traceability efforts at Tapestry, a leading global house of brands. In his role, he is responsible for implementing and managing programs to achieve Tapestry's goal of 95 percent traceability and mapping of raw materials to ensure a transparent and responsible supply chain by 2025. This goal is part of Tapestry’s commitment to responsible sourcing and sustainable business practices and extends to its house of iconic brands like Coach, Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade New York.

Mr. Shank has also collaborated with several civil society organizations on traceability-related matters, including the Leather Working Group, Textile Exchange, the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA), and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

He holds an M.P.A., with a concentration in International Development, from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.
Earl W. Shank