Manyana Schmitz- Role Model Campaign

Photographer: Carly Wollaert ©
Make-up artist: Sharmila Vooren


PVH is the growth platform for Calvin Klein and TOMMY HILFIGER. One of our greatest strengths is our people, and our collective desire to create a workplace environment where every individual is valued, and every voice is heard. Our culture is grounded in our company’s values, and we are cultivating an environment of inclusion, belonging and equity for all to build a better workplace, drive innovation in the marketplace and create positive impacts in our communities.

In Tech at PVH Europe, we are as bold and creative as our brands. We’re exploring new ways to transform everything– from how we make and sell our products to our future in the Metaverse. We’re reinventing how consumers and communities engage with us. Above all, we’re focusing on how technology can empower and unlock the potential of everyone. Our vision is to be disruptive technology champions who accelerate world-changing fashion!

Manyana Schmitz
Senior Director Digital Optimization & Transformation at PVH


” I’m passionate about fashion and technology and I strongly believe that technology can change the fashion industry – for good. I am a transformational Tech leader, specialized in culture change and strategy for digital transformation and innovation. I build high-performing teams and individuals by encouraging them to do what they love most. ”

Why International Women’s Day is important to you? 

“ To create awareness of the gender gap that still exists and to drive action to close it. A recent McKinsey research shows that the Netherlands scores lowest in Western-Europe when it comes to gender parity in four areas: number of paid working hours, average monthly income, representation in leadership positions, and students in bèta-education. We still have some work to do! “