John Karwacki is a dynamic leader, motivator, and facilitator with extensive business acumen gained through over 30 years of executive experience in the retail and commercial banking industries. As a Vice President with PVH Corp, a Fortune 500 company and one of the world’s largest and most admired fashion companies, John’s vision and strategic initiatives helped drive top-line sales for 5 years running, transforming one the most poorly performing divisions into one of the best.
Having considerable experience with the entire spectrum of the business cycle, John has vast expertise in helping companies navigate the complexities of rapid growth and expansion during good times, as well as right-sizing, consolidation, and dealing with the changes that come during more challenging periods.
John’s experience in recruiting, screening, and selecting best-talent, creating training programs, developing teams, performance management, and talent assessment is unparalleled. He is familiar with many of today’s top-of-mind concerns ranging from cultural and emotional self-awareness, diversity, inclusion, and unconscious bias.
John holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. John is an avid runner, and enjoys yoga, kayaking, and spending time with his family in Maine.