VF Corporation , a leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has ranked No. 6 on Chief Executive magazine’s list of the 40 Best Companies for Leaders 2015.
Ron Lawrence, VF’s Vice President of Global Talent Management says, “At VF, we actively develop leaders across all levels of the organization. Our culture provides a healthy work environment that constantly challenges our associates to be their best, and we complement this culture by offering unique professional development opportunities that enables associates to expand their professional skill sets and advance their careers.”
In collaboration with Chally Group Worldwide, sales and leadership research and consulting firm, the Chief Executive study scores companies on five key criteria, including the existence of a formal leadership program, the amount of time the CEO spends on leadership development, and the number of senior positions filled by internal candidates.
The 40 Best Companies for Leaders were chosen from public companies with minimum annual revenue of $1 billion.