Christopher Burch is a serial entrepreneur. He has a proficient business background in a wide range of industries including technology and real estate. Burch is the co-founder of the fashion brand the Tory Burch fashion label. Burch has been devoted to the power of branding and recently has spread out to focus on marketing and sales to business interests spanning apparels, financial services, and hospitality. He also has interests in technology and consumer products.
Burch is an undergraduate at Ithaca College. He and his brother Robert founded Eagle’s Eye apparel, affirm that specialized in the buying and selling of sweaters. Later, Burch founded a company to produce new brands of jerseys so that he could sell them on campus. In a very short duration, the business expanded to other schools and eventually out to retail stores.
Together with architect Philippe Stark and hotelier Alan Faena, Burch developed Faena Hotel plus the universe in Buenos Aires. They first invested in a grain storage facility. Later on, he invested in real estate developer’s project.
According to Forbes, Burch became a film producer in 1993. He produced the widely acclaimed comedy “Watch it.” The film earned great reviews from critics, notably New York Times. He is a major investor in the Internet IPO for the Internet Capital Group, as well as other communication projects. He has also put investment interest a bottled water company.
Chris Burch’s leadership experience includes his stint at Rothman Institute Orthopedic Foundation where he served as one of the management board. He was also president of the Pierre Hotel Co-op Board. Additionally, he is a past board member of the Guggenheim partnership together with continuum group. In 1982-1985 he became part of the Board of Trustee of the Tilton School where he had donated $ 1.3 million.
Burch got married in 1982 to Susan Cole.
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