Anna Maria Rugarli
VF Corporation , Sustainability & Responsibility Senior Director EMEA
Anna Maria Rugarli is Senior Director for Sustainability and Responsibility (S&R) at VF Corp in EMEA, responsible for developing and implementing the S&R strategy in the region. She joined VF in December 2010 and has a strong track record of successfully creating S&R programs at Nike, a global leader in the field, where she worked for over 12 years in various roles.
From July 2015 to June 2019, Anna Maria served as President of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) whose mission is to support valuable conservation work.
A well-known speaker, Anna Maria has delivered speeches and participated in panels at international conferences including Sustainable Brands, Edie’s sustainability leader’s forum, Sustainable Apparel and Textile by Innovation Forum, and Ethical Corporations’ speaking platforms where she inspired the audience with VF’s Made for Change strategy.
Anna Maria is currently settled in Lugano with her family. She has also lived in South Africa, Belgium, China and the Netherlands. She speaks Italian, English, Spanish and French.