Jeffrey B. Swartz on Corporate Responsibility
Jeff is the third generation of the Swartz family to lead Timberland. Jeff was promoted to President and CEO in 1998, after working in virtually every functional area of the company since 1986. Today, Jeff leads an organization that believes that doing well and doing good are inextricably linked.
Jeff is one of 19 founding CEOs selected for President Bush’s task force on national service called Business Strengthening America. He is on the board of directors for the Climate Group, Share Our Strength, Honest Tea, City Year, the Harlem Children’s Zone and Limited Brands, Inc. In addition, Jeff is a member of the World Economic Forum and the Two/Ten Foundation, an organization providing charitable funds and services to individuals in the footwear industry. In 2002, he received the Two/Ten Foundation’s T. Kenyon Holly Memorial Award for Humanitarian Achievement.