Valerie de Charette

Valerie de Charette
VP International Digital
American Eagle Outfitters Inc.
Valerie de Charette is the Vice President of International Digital at American Eagle Outfitters, setting the strategy for ecommerce growth outside North America for the American Eagle, Aerie and Offline by Aerie brands. Valerie has spent her professional career in retail, working across categories, channels and countries. She has worked at both start-ups and established companies including Macy’s Inc, Walmart Inc (in both the US and China), RedMart Inc (Singaporean online grocer acquired by Lazada/Alibaba) and Stuart Weitzman (a brand within Tapestry Inc).

Valerie’s experience spans functions including strategy, finance and merchandising. Key responsibilities have included crafting corporate strategy and designing internal and external communication; directing project and change management through major business transitions; overseeing financial planning, forecasting, reporting and decision support; and leading online & offline commercial teams.

Valerie holds degrees from Harvard College and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business; she is currently based in NYC.

Speaking in:

Monday
January 16
2:00 pm2:30 pm
Javits North Level 4, Room 404, Twilio Stage
More and more brands now recognise the value of going direct to consumer across borders rather than through marketplaces and other intermediaries. D2C not only cuts transaction and fulfillment costs, but enables brands to communicate directly with customers to deliver rich experiences and build relationships for long-term returns. Two brands that have wholeheartedly embraced D2C are American… Read more