American clothing retailer, PVH has increased the number of active job advertisements by over 400% since Q2 of 2020 as the company expands its global hiring process, a study by GlobalData finds.
“PVH is expanding and creating a sustainable business transformation team to support sustainability issues management; execute new CR risk initiatives; and incorporate sustainability/CR considerations into potential future global mergers and acquisitions,” said Srinivas Rahul, Business Fundamental Analysts at GlobalData.
The company has made a significant jump in sustainability focused hiring, from two jobs advertised in Q2 2020 to 26 jobs in the first quarter of 2021. Out of the total of 96 jobs posted, 18 are in the sustainability.
The company posted a new role titled ‘Director, Sustainability Strategy – PVH Corp’ to ensure its corporate responsibility strategy is met. Also, amongst the other jobs is the ‘VP, Innovation (Sustainable Business Transformation) – CALVIN KLEIN’ role which looks to support more sustainable businesses through its CK Forward platform.
The company has also posted a ‘Director, omnichannel, PVH China’ position as a part of its omnichannel strategy to maximise online and offline sales in China. Other senior-level postings include ‘Sr Director, e-commerce – Tommy Hilfiger’ for the US and Canada markets; and ‘Senior Director Technology, e-commerce & Marketing,’ for digital commerce technology and direct-to-consumer solutions in Europe.
“Business transformation roles for innovative strategies and technologies are expected to experience an uptick and ESG hiring is expected to remain strong in the foreseeable future,” he added.
PVH has brands including Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, and Van Huesen under its portfolio.
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