The Workplace Ralph Lauren steps down as CEO The fashion leader says appointing his successor is ‘just the beginning’ and that ‘all the pieces are in place to position [Ralph Lauren] for continued growth.’ By Beki Winchel@bekiwekiSept. 30, 2015 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.