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Vanessa LeFebvre

Vanessa LeFebvre

SVP, Commercial NAM
Vanessa LeFebvre joined Adidas in July 2019 as the Senior Vice President of Commercial for North America. Her responsibilities include Wholesale, Retail Stores, eCommerce, Key Cities, and Adidas Team Sport. Vanessa LeFebvre was previously President of Lord & Taylor.

Ms. LeFebvre has nearly 20 years experience in the retail industry. She began her career as an Executive Trainee with the May Company (parent of Lord & Taylor at the time) in 1999. Over the course of 10 yrs with Lord & Taylor, she was moved up through several buying assignments in Ready To Wear to Divisional Merchandise Manager of Modern and Contemporary Sportswear in 2005.

After Lord & Taylor, Ms. LeFebvre worked for a number of retailers including, TJX, Macy’s and Stitch Fix. At Macy’s, Ms. LeFebvre was the principal architect of Macy’s Backstage division, where she was responsible for all aspects of the business. She grew the division into a multi-concept operation, including store within store concepts, during her tenure. At Stitch Fix, she worked with data scientists, to evolve the way data can change the retail landscape. In 2018, Vanessa returned to Lord & Taylor as president to restructure and evaluate new opportunities.

Ms. LeFebvre holds a BA, Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She and her husband have 3 children and reside in Portland, OR.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 13
1:30 - 2:00 PM
The FQ Lounge, Expo, Level 1, back of 1100 aisle
Women have traditionally been taught to be competitive with one another. The truth is that supporting one another will make us more successful. Female founders in retail share how, even in a crowded market, there is room for women to support other... Read more