Luxury goods firm Coach Inc has appointed Gary Loveman, president and chief operating officer of Harrah's Entertainment Inc, to its board of directors. Mr Loveman's appointment increases the board membership to seven. Before joining Harrah's in 1998, Mr. Loveman was associate professor of business administration at the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. During his tenure he consulted for Harrah's, as well as American Airlines, Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Coopers & Lybrand, McDonald's and The Walt Disney Company, among others.