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Krannert Executive Forum - Dan Henkle

Dan Henkle

Dan Henkle

Gap Foundation

Dan Henkle is President, Gap Foundation & SVP Global Sustainability for Gap Inc. In this role he is responsible for overseeing the Gap Foundation’s global community investments and leading the company’s Global Sustainability practice – encompassing vendor monitoring and capability building, environmental sustainability, global stakeholder partnerships and sustainable innovation. He also oversees the company’s global public and government affairs efforts. Dan has played an instrumental role in bringing critical apparel sourcing issues to the forefront, and the company is recognized as a leader in international labor standards.

Dan has been a respected leader at Gap Inc. for more than 23 years and has held a number of key roles within the company. He was previously SVP of Global Human Resources, responsible for leading HR strategies for the company’s Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and corporate divisions. During this time, the company took a leadership role in raising its minimum wage in the U.S., a move that was followed by many other major retailers.

Gap Inc. is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix brands. Fiscal year 2014 net sales were $16.4 billion. Gap Inc. products are available for purchase in more than 90 countries worldwide through about 3,300 company-operated stores, over 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites. For more information, please visit

Dan received his MBA with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He currently serves on the Board of Social Accountability International in addition to the Gap Foundation Board of Trustees.