Hayward Williams

Contributing associate | VP, HR Business Partner for Global Operations & Co-Head of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity for Tapestry

Hayward Williams joined Tapestry in January 2019 and is the VP, HR Business Partner for Global Operations where he leads HR for Global Supply Chain, Information Technology, Distribution & Logistics, Data Science + Engineering and Enterprise Transformation. Hayward is also the Co-Head of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity for Tapestry.

Prior to joining Tapestry, Hayward worked for The Estee Lauder Companies (ELC) as Executive Director, Global HR Business Partner for Prestige and Artisanal Fragrances and Mergers & Acquisitions/Integration.  

 Before working at Estee Lauder Companies, Hayward was with Avon Products, Inc. where he also held multiple HR roles during his seven years with the company. Prior to Avon, he held HR positions at SRG Global (Automotive Manufacturing Division), Inc. and at the Georgia Department of Human Services in Atlanta, GA.

 Hayward has a Master of Science in Human Resources Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media Arts/Communications from Clark Atlanta University.  Hayward sits on the board of the Noel Pointer Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that enriches the lives of children by developing strong music education programs for under-served communities in New York City. Hayward is originally from St. Augustine, FL and now resides in Brooklyn, NY.  

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