Esther Verburg
Esther Verburg
EVP, Sustainable Business and Innovation
Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe
In her current role, Esther leads a cross-functional team inclusive of Tommy Hilfiger’s sustainability, innovation, circular business and I&D teams. These efforts have the ultimate goal of building towards a new, clean and just future of fashion. Esther is focused on embedding sustainability and innovation within the Tommy Hilfiger business and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to achieve a more inclusive, diverse and sustainable brand.

Prior to her current role, Esther served as the VP Corporate Responsibility for Tommy Hilfiger Global. In this role Esther was responsible for the creation, launch and embedding of Make it Possible, Tommy Hilfiger’s bold sustainability strategy, which consists of 24 targets towards 2030. More recently, Esther served as the VP of Circular Business Models for Tommy Hilfiger Global, where she focused on the creation and implementation of circular business models, such as recommerce, redesign and rental. In this role Esther launched Tommy for Life, Tommy Hilfiger’s first recommerce initiative.

Esther has a long history in sustainable fashion. She started her sustainability journey at MADE-BY, a non-profit organization focused on making sustainable fashion common practice. Co-building the organization from scratch, she pioneered sustainable strategies, supply chain management and communications focused on sustainability. Esther started her own company, combining consultancy on sustainability strategy for corporates and strategy for social entrepreneurs before joining PVH in 2014.