The luxury brand said Bottomley, who will join in April, will be Ralph Lauren's first chief marketing officer in its history.
He will be responsible for "evolving Ralph Lauren’s brand voice, leading the global marketing team and building cut-through marketing strategies across the company’s brands."
Bottomley will be a part of Ralph Lauren's executive team and will report to
Lauren stepped down as chief executive last year and was replaced by former Old Navy global president Stefan Larsson, but Larssson resigned earlier this month due to differences with Lauren. Bottomley will eventually report to Larsson's replacement, which has not yet been announced.
Bottomley joins from Virtue Worldwide, Vice's creative services agency, where he has been working as chief strategy officer, North America since November 2016. Bottomley relocated to New York last year after his wife, Zara Mirza, took a new role at Bacardi.
Having left BBH London in June last year after 11 years with the creative agency, Bottomley latterly worked as joint chief strategy officer alongside Jason Gonsalves. Gonsalves left at around the same time to become UK chief executive of Mcgarrybowen.
While at BBH, Bottomley ran the global Axe/Lynx account, which won awards including the Grand Prix for Effectiveness at Cannes in 2012. He was also credited with playing an instrumental role in bedding in the Tesco business following BBH's account win in 2015.
"Both Jonathan and Tom bring a fresh perspective and incredible depth of brand experience to