Jide Zeitlin is an American-Nigerian businessman, Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist. Jide Zeitlin recently stepped down as the Tapestry CEO Position following sexual allegations. Likewise, Tapestry Inc has started an investigation on his behavior and persona.
Table of Biography
Jide Zeitlin was born in the year 1964 and celebrates his birthday on 19th February. Likewise, the businessman is 57 years old at the moment. Similarly, he was born in Ibadan, Nigeria Moreover belongs to Nigerian-American nationality and was born under the star sign Pisces.
Moving on to his family, Jide has not revealed any details regarding his family members. Likewise, there is no information regarding the businessman’s siblings on the internet either. Thus, it is highly likely that Jide is a single child. Moreover, the names and identities are still in the dark. Jide lived with a family of a journalist in Pakistan. Likewise, he later moved to the USA and started his formal education.
Jide Zeitlin went on to attend a local high school. After his high school graduation, he went on to attend Amherst College. Moreover, Jide earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and English. Similarly, Jide then cleared the entrance examination and secured his admission at Harvard Business School. The businessman has graduated with an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.
Career and Professional Life
Jide Zeitlin started working on his career after his graduation. After his graduation, he went on to work with Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division as the Chief Operating Officer COO. While at Goldman, he held a number of senior management positions in the investment banking division.
The businessman stayed with the company and worked for almost 19 years. Likewise, Jide left his post at the company in 2006. In the year 2006, he went on to become founder and managing director of the Keffu Group in New York City. While at the group he further grew his business skills and took the company to new heights. Jide left his post at the Keffi Group after 13 years of service.
Moreover, he enrolled as an employee Inc in the year 2006. Tapestry is a New York-based house of modern luxury lifestyle brands. Likewise, Jide was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Tapestry in September 2019 to succeed Victor Luis. At the beginning of his tenure, he was a critical part of Coach’s development outside of North America.
Jide was first appointed as President and CEO of Coach Japan and then assuming responsibility for the brand’s entire international organization. Moreover, the businessman was elected to the Board of Directors of Tapestry in June 2006. He then served as the Chairman of the Board from November 2014 to July 2020.
Awards and net worth
Jide Zeitlin has not received any awards to date. Likewise, the businessman has certainly earned a notable sum of wealth throughout his career. Jide Zeitlin enjoys a net worth of $18 million as of now.
Jide Zeitlin is married to Tina Goldberg. Likewise, the pair also has two children. Moreover, Tina works as a global fashion executive and a chief commercial officer at Anna Klein.
Jide Zeitlin has been accused of sexual misconduct. Likewise, he has also stepped down as the company’s CEO due to the charges laid against him. The woman who accused him of sexual misconduct shared proof that he had harassed her in the past.
Body measurements and Social media
Jide Zeitlin stands tall at 5 feet 9 inches and weighs 72 kg. Likewise, the businessman has black hair with a pair of shimmery black eyes.
Jide Zeitlin is not active on any social media platforms at the moment.