George Porter

George Porter has been involved in the apparel industry for more than 40 years. He began his career in New York City with the Arrow Shirt Company. In 1974 he joined Levi Strauss & Co. where he spent the next 23 years. While at LS & CO he held progressively more responsible positions, including President of several US Divisions, President of the company’s Worldwide Sourcing Division and finally President of Levi’s USA, a $3.3 Billion business. George was also a Certified US Government Advisor to the US Ambassador and Trade Representative during the GATT Round of trade negotiations. His extensive travel has taken him to over 80 countries during his career. In 1997 George joined Nike as a corporate vice president and President of Nike USA. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Casual Male Retail Group, a 500 store chain of Men’s Specialty stores catering to Big and Tall gentlemen. George was also one of the original investors in Luna Vineyards, a Napa Winery.

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