Corporate Governance / Officers & Directors



Adrienne Lazarus

President, Madewell

Adrienne Lazarus is a strategic visionary leader who excels in brand building, business transformation and delivering high growth results. Known for her dynamic leadership skills and her passion for inspiring high functioning teams, Adrienne creates a highly talented, collaborative culture that has contributed to her 30 year track record of success. Merging 20 years of experience in large scale public organisations with 10 years in entrepreneurial businesses, she excels in creating the strategy and driving successful results in both established and early stage brands.

Adrienne was most recently a Senior Advisor at McKinsey where she was able to leverage her broad expertise in retail, wholesale and digital for growth and transformation projects. Prior to that role, Adrienne held roles as the CEO of Bandier, the CEO of Frye and the President of Intermix. The first 20 years of her career was in high growth vertical brand building. She was the Chief Merchant and founding member of Loft and President of Ann Taylor where she led both through a period of unprecedented growth and profitability.