Kahan has been the CEO of Birkenstock USA since 2013.
What keeps Birkenstock Americas CEO David Kahan up at night? One thing’s for certain: it’s not his advertising budget. Birkenstock is that rare brand that does no advertising, yet somehow feels ubiquitous. After 240 years, the company is enjoying a renaissance of sorts, and its success in the USA over the past few years is due in no small part to David’s leadership style and infectious enthusiasm. As a Birks “convert” myself, I totally get the organic evangelism. The challenge here was to enter the “no bullshit” zone to find out what makes this relentlessly positive man tick – and why the best lessons often come from the worst days. Join us for this episode of Yes, Brand!
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