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Michelle Poole

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Michelle Poole, SVP and Chief Product & Merchandising Officer

Michelle Poole has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Product and Merchandising Officer since August 2014. In addition to her product and merchandising responsibilities, Ms. Poole assumed responsibility for the Marketing function in 2017. She has more than 20 years of experience and proven success in the development of leading global fashion and lifestyle brands. Prior to Crocs, she spent five years at Sperry Top-Sider, where she served as Senior Vice President of Product. Ms. Poole was responsible for the creation and implementation of the global product strategy and led several key initiatives, including the launch of a year-round women's business and collaborated on the launch of specialty retail stores and sperrytopsider.com. Her footwear industry experience also includes brand-building roles at Timberland and Converse. Ms. Poole received her Bachelor's degree in fashion marketing from the University of Northumbria.