John Goodman is President and General Manager of the U.S. Dockers® brand at Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&CO.). Goodman leads all aspects of the brand’s U.S. business from strategic planning and product design to consumer marketing and sales.
Goodman is a member of the company’s worldwide leadership team which sets the company’s global strategic direction.
Prior to joining LS&CO. in 2005 Goodman was Senior Vice President and Chief Apparel and Home Officer for Kmart Holding Corporation. In this position he managed the company’s multibillion dollar apparel and home business at 1 500 U.S. Kmart stores upgrading the quality and style of the company’s apparel brands across all consumer segments. From 1992 to 2003 he held increasingly responsible positions at Gap Inc. developing and executing successful growth strategies for the Gap Old Navy and Banana Republic brands.
Goodman earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland in 1986.