Chairman & CEO, Hanesbrands, Inc.
Richard A. Noll has served as chairman of Hanesbrands since January 2009. Noll has served as the company’s chief executive officer since April 2006 and a director since the company’s formation in September 2005. From December 2002 until the completion of the spinoff in September 2006, Noll also served as a senior vice president of Sara Lee. From July 2005 to April 2006, he served as president and chief operating officer of Sara Lee Branded Apparel. Noll served as chief executive officer of the Sara Lee Bakery Group from July 2003 to July 2005 and as the chief operating officer of the Sara Lee Bakery Group from July 2002 to July 2003. From July 2001 to July 2002, Noll was chief executive officer of Sara Lee Legwear, Sara Lee Direct and Sara Lee Mexico. He joined Sara Lee in 1992 and held a number of management positions with increasing responsibilities while employed by Sara Lee.