Sean Cady is Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Responsible Sourcing at VF Corporation, a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories.
Under Cady’s leadership, VF’s Global Responsible Sourcing function – part of VF’s Global Supply Chain organization – leads product stewardship initiatives for all VF products, creates sustainability improvements across the entire supply chain, and accelerates factory social and environmental leadership. His teams partner with VF suppliers to drive continuous improvement on life safety, social and environmental performance.
Cady is also responsible for VF’s environmental sustainability strategy and results for products, and the global supply chain. He leads programs that continuously improve sustainability performance in four key areas: water, energy, chemicals, cotton.
VF’s product stewardship team, managed by Cady, ensures best-in-class management of product and environmental impacts through design and manufacturing due diligence, regulatory compliance and government relations, reduction of product environmental impacts, and management of VF’s Restricted Substance List (RSL) and innovative CHEM-IQSM program.
Cady holds an M.B.A. in International Business and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, and he is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety.