Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer; Interim Levi's Brand President

Organization: Levi Strauss & Co

Profession: Executive Vice President



Seth Ellison is Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer; Interim Levi's Brand President.


As Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Seth Ellison is responsible for the company’s commercial business strategy and market operations world-wide, across all brands and channels.

In addition, he is a member of the company’s worldwide leadership team, which sets the company’s global direction. He also serves as the interim Levi's® Brand President. Seth has a passion for growing global brands and a track record of success in large and small companies, in multiple geographies and for consumers of both genders and all ages.  He has more than 40 years of apparel, footwear and accessories experience. He joined the company in September 2012 to serve as President of the Dockers® brand before relocating to London where he spent eight years as our EVP, President of Levi’s Europe.

Prior to LS&Co, Seth served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Alternative Apparel, President of the swimwear group at Perry Ellis, Vice President General Manager of Nike European Apparel, President of Hurley International at Nike Inc., and Vice President of design and merchandising at Quiksilver, Inc. Seth attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. He resides in Newport Beach, California and his other passions include family, watersports, the martial arts and guitar. 

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