With a proven track record of leading companies through successful transformations and periods of significant growth, she brings purpose-driven leadership as well as a passion for customer-centric design and sustainability to her role at Old Navy. Since stepping into the CEO role, Green has been leading Old Navy through an accelerated growth phase.
During Green’s more than 25-year tenure with Gap Inc., she has held executive leadership roles across the company’s portfolio of brands, including CEO of Athleta, the active and wellness lifestyle apparel brand. During her time in role, the business grew from $250M to a nearly $1B, purpose-led business with significant earnings expansion. Through a 200-store growth strategy, her team built a community and customer relationship-driven store model, while also launching the brand’s girls’ line, Athleta Girl. Through an ambitious sustainability and social impact strategy, Nancy led Athleta to achieve B Corp Certification, which recognizes businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. She has also held leadership roles in the Home Furnishings sector as CEO of Shabby Chic and GM of Pottery Barn.
Green is passionate about mentoring women in business, is a council member of the women’s executive leadership organization, C200, and is a senior advisory member for the UC Berkeley Haas School of Management, Center for Equity, Gender and Leadership. She also served as executive sponsor and steering committee member for Gap WIL, Gap Inc.’s women in leadership business resource group.