Coach Appoints Christine Putur Chief Information Officer

  Coach Appoints Christine Putur Chief Information Officer

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 10, 2013

Coach, Inc. (NYSE: COH, SEHK: 6388), a leading marketer of modern classic
American accessories, today announced the appointment of Christine Putur as
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, effective January 22,

Ms. Putur joins Coach from Staples, Inc., where she was Senior Vice President
and Chief Information Officer. In her role, Ms. Putur was responsible for IT
strategy and implementation globally for the company. Over a 12-year period,
Ms. Putur held successively senior IT roles within the Staples organization
covering ecommerce, strategy, retail, supply chain and global corporate
functions. Before Staples, she was with Compaq Computer Corporation. She has a
BA in Administrative Science/Math from Colby College and an MS in Management
Information Systems from Boston University.

“Chris brings 25 years of broad-based and relevant IT experience to Coach. Her
expertise and strong operational track record make her a valuable addition to
the Coach management team,” said Jerry Stritzke, President and Chief Operating
Officer of Coach, Inc. “At Coach, she will set our IS strategy and oversee the
operation details of service delivery, addressing the needs of our rapidly
growing global business.”

“I am excited to join Coach as it positions for continued growth. Coach is an
exceptional company and brand with a keen focus on leveraging the power of the
digital world. I look forward to joining the organization and contributing to
its continued strength and momentum,” said Ms. Putur.

Ms. Putur succeeds Tom Britt, who announced his departure from Coach last
year. “Tom has played an important role in building critical IS capabilities
and developing the talent to support our growth during his tenure with the
company,” added Mr. Stritzke. “We wish him every success in the future and
look forward to welcoming Chris.”

Coach, with headquarters in New York, is a leading American marketer of fine
accessories and gifts for women and men, including handbags, men’s bags,
women’s and men’s small leathergoods, weekend and travel accessories,
footwear, watches, outerwear, scarves, sunwear, fragrance, jewelry and related
accessories. Coach is sold worldwide through Coach stores, select department
stores and specialty stores, and through Coach’s website at
Coach’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol
COH and Coach’s Hong Kong Depositary Receipts are traded on The Stock Exchange
of Hong Kong Limited under the symbol 6388.

Neither the Hong Kong Depositary Receipts nor the Hong Kong Depositary Shares
evidenced thereby have been or will be registered under the U.S. Securities
Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold
in the United States or to, or for the account of, a U.S. Person (within the
meaning of Regulation S under the Securities Act), absent registration or an
applicable exemption from the registration requirements. Hedging transactions
involving these securities may not be conducted unless in compliance with the
Securities Act.

This press release contains forward-looking statements based on management's
current expectations. These statements can be identified by the use of
forward-looking terminology such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,”
“confidence,” “growing,” “trends,” “intend,” “estimate,” “on track,” “are
positioned to,” “on course,” “opportunity,” “become,” “forward,” “continue,”
“project,” “guidance,” “target,” “forecast,” “achieve,” “anticipated,” or
comparable terms. Future results may differ materially from management's
current expectations, based upon risks and uncertainties such as expected
economic trends, the ability to anticipate consumer preferences, the ability
to control costs, etc. Please refer to Coach’s latest Annual Report on Form
10-K for a complete list of risk factors.


Analysts & Media:
Andrea Shaw Resnick, 212-629-2618
SVP Investor Relations
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