Full Name
Jennifer Foyle
Job Title
President & Executive Creative Diretor
AE and Aerie
Speaker Bio
Jennifer Foyle joined American Eagle Outfitters in August 2010 and has been an instrumental force in Aerie’s successful expansion, leading growth from $225 million in 2014 to more than $1 billion in annual revenue in 2020. In September 2020 Ms. Foyle was appointed President and Executive Creative Director of AE and Aerie and defines the strategic vision for both the American Eagle and Aerie brands while leading design, marketing, and merchandising. In 2014 she revolutionized the intimate apparel industry by bringing body positivity and inclusivity to the forefront with the power of #AerieREAL. This movement has been a game-changer for the Aerie business and for millions of women and girls who have been empowered to love their REAL selves inside and out. Throughout her tenure, she has assembled and developed a strong bench of talent at all levels and across functions.

Ms. Foyle has more than 26 years of experience in the apparel retail industry. In 2018 she was honored by AdWeek with a Brand Genius Award, which recognizes exceptional talent, insight, creativity, and bravery in business. Aerie’s commitment to body confidence and empowerment has also been recognized with Glossy’s Best Influencer Campaign in 2018, a Femmy Award in 2017, and the NEDA Inspires Award in 2015, among others.

Ms. Foyle began her career at Bloomingdale’s and held positions of increasing responsibility at Gap Inc. and J. Crew. Prior to joining Aerie in 2010, she was President of the global lifestyle brand, Calypso St. Barth.
Jennifer Foyle