Just zip it, Levis appoints ex Nike exec to run marketing

Rebecca Van Dyck was named global chief marketing officer of the Levi’s brand where she will be responsible for the development and implementation of fully integrated marketing strategies across all of the Levi's brand's product categories and consumer communication channels. Dyck joins the company from Apple Inc. where she led the worldwide marketing and communications strategies for some of the world's most well-known and admired product launches, including introducing the iPhone, iPad and iPod + iTunes. Prior to Apple, she was with Nike were she was a primary architect of Nike's "Just Do It" campaign.

“Becca is a world-class marketer whose deep understanding of consumer behavior and innovative approach to engaging with consumers will help take the Levi's brand to the next level," said Robert Hanson, president of the global Levi's brand. "Her proven success in creating and managing consistent and disciplined marketing experiences across diverse geographies and cultures will be a tremendous asset."

"Levi's is one of the world's most innovative and iconic brands and I am looking forward to building upon its heritage," Van Dyck.