- About RILA
- Mark Breitbard
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mark Breitbard leads Gap, one of the world's most iconic apparel brands and the authority on American casual style. In addition, he is responsible for the company's Franchise, Strategic Alliances and Licensing business, Intermix and Janie and Jack.
Mark is a leader with clear vision and the proven ability to drive transformation and innovation. He has more than 25 years of retail leadership experience, serving in numerous product, creative and management roles at major global brands. He began leading Gap global in 2020 and has laid a foundation to turn the brand around through new positioning and a new operating model. Mark held leadership positions across Gap and was instrumental in delivering the product-led resurgence of Gap's North America business between 2010-2013.
In 2017, he rejoined Gap Inc. as CEO and President for Banana Republic and during that time stabilized the business and launched new access points, including a rental subscription service, Style Passport, a partnership with thredUP, the world's largest fashion resale platform, as well as the acquisition of Janie & Jack in 2019.
Prior to this, Mark served as chief executive officer at The Gymboree Corporation from 2013 until early 2017. From 2010 to 2013, Mark held leadership positions across Gap North America, where he was instrumental in delivering the product-led resurgence of Gap's North America business. He also served as chief merchandising and creative officer of Old Navy from 2009 to early 2010. Previously, Mark served in leadership roles at Levi Strauss & Co. and Abercrombie & Fitch.
Mark graduated from Vassar College and earned a Master of Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.