Sonia is a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University and MS in Manufacturing Systems from Stanford University.
A design-driven and innovative leader, she began her career with Fortune 500 companies like Sun Microsystems where she led manufacturing operations, logistics and supply chain management. She showed her engineering skills with Ford Motor Co where she was involved in product design, quality and manufacturing.
After joining Gap Inc in 2004, Sonia took up the responsibilities of Vice President of Corporate Sourcing and Global Production & Supply Chain. She was actively involved in delivering production and sourcing strategies for Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy.
Apart from the role of Vice President, Sonia was also a part of the General Management team which include Senior Vice President for Gap Inc.’s International Outlet division and Managing Director for Gap Inc.’s Europe business.
Most recently, she served as the Senior Vice President of Old Navy’s International division where she led the successful expansion of the brand in Japan and set the strategies for Old Navy’s global growth.
Gap Inc on April 13, 2016 appointed Sonia Syngal as the Global President of Old Navy