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Gap Inc Japan arm head is John Ermatinger

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Jul '06
Gap Inc announced that John Ermatinger has been named President of Gap Japan K.K., effective August, 2006. He will also become Representative Director of Gap Japan K.K. after governance requirements are met.

In this role, Ermatinger will be responsible for Gap Inc.'s Japan operations, which includes Gap and Banana Republic stores. He will be based in Tokyo and will report to Gap Inc CEO and President Paul Pressler.

Ermatinger brings more than 30 years of industry experience, most recently at Nike International LTD as general manager of Asia Pacific Apparel. In this position, he oversaw apparel for Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Korea and Japan. Prior to Nike, he spent 26 years at Levi Strauss & Co. As president of Levi's Strauss The Americas, he oversaw Levi's portfolio of brands in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and South America.

"John's deep international experience and specifically his work with well-known brands in the Asian markets make him a great fit for leading our business in Japan," said Gap Inc. president and CEO Paul Pressler. "As we pursue our growth strategies, this appointment reinforces Gap Inc.'s commitment to the Japanese market."

"Having worked in the industry for a long time, I have admired Gap Inc.'s heritage and its extraordinary portfolio of brands," said Mr. Ermatinger. "I welcome the opportunity to further develop the Gap and Banana Republic brands for the Japanese market and some of the world's most discerning consumers."


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