Chief Executive Officer
Global Brand President
Head of Global Creative
Robert P. Bunje
The North Face was founded in the year 1968. The company has been in operation for more than 51 years now. The founders of the company were Susie Tompkins Buell and Douglas Tompkins. The company started its operations by manufacturing climbing equipment, but also later added products such as backpacks, ski wear, camping equipment, etcetera, to their product portfolio.
The company is a subsidiary of VF Corporation, which also owns JanSport, which is the world’s largest manufacturer of backpacks. Combined with the sales of The North Face and JanSport, it accounts for half of all small backpacks sold in the USA. The company also maintains a strong connection with various athletes, by sponsoring them, like Lizzy Hawker - who was the winner of the Ultra Trail Tour du Mont Blanc, in years 2005, 2008 and the year 2010. The headquarters of the company is based in 2013 Farallon Drive. The name of the place is San Leandro, while the name of the state is California. The area pin code is 94577.
The North Face is an American company that focuses on designing and manufacturing of various kinds of equipment for outdoor activities, like skiing, mountain climbing, camping, etcetera. The company has its presence in the North and South America, Asia Pacific and also Europe as well. The company has more than 55 retail outlets of its own, as well as 20 outlet locations for delivering products ordered online.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers to have a retail or online presence to purchase various kinds of outdoor activities clothing and equipment, designed and manufactured by the company itself. The company offers products such as footwear, sleeping bags, backpacks, tents, coats, etcetera - perfect for hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, snowboarders, climbers, skiers, mountaineers and athletes.
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