Harmit Singh is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Levi Strauss & Co. He is responsible for managing the company's information technology and financial functions globally, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and controls, tax, risk management, treasury, internal audit and investor relations.
Harmit is a seasoned, financial executive with almost 30 years of experience in driving growth for global consumer brands. Throughout his career, he has worked at companies that serve consumers in the hospitality, restaurant, travel and financial industries.
Prior to joining Levi Strauss & Co. in January 2013, Singh served as chief financial officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, where he successfully established a global financial structure, took the company public, built a strong balance sheet, and drove growth by supporting capital deployment for acquisitions and investments.
Before Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Singh held various global leadership roles at Yum! Brand foods, the world's largest restaurant company, including CFO of Pizza Hut. Early in his career, Singh also worked at American Express India and PricewaterhouseCoopers in India.
Singh holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, and is a Chartered Accountant from India.