Latest Executive Changes

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    Changes in Deuter’s management


    Just hours after participating in a panel of experts on the topic of how to overcome the corona crisis at the Ispo Re.Start Days , the German backpack and sleeping bag specialist Deuter announced that Martin Riebel will step down from his position as managing director of the ...

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    PrimaLoft “adjusts business” in the crisis and dismisses European managers


    Ingredient brand PrimaLoft has confirmed existing rumors about the separation from its president licensing and managing director Europe, Jochen Lagemann , as of May 31. Jochen Lagemann A PrimaLoft spokesperson said that Lagemann’s departure was a result of the economic effects of the coronavirus ...

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    Patagonia CEO Marcario is stepping down


    Rose Marcario is stepping down as chief executive of Patagonia on June 12, after 12 years with the company, the last six as CEO. She joined Patagonia as chief financial officer in 2008 after spending 15 years in private equity. Patagonia’s chief operating officer, Doug Freeman , will ...

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    Melody Harris-Jensbach to leave Jack Wolfskin


    Melody Harris-Jensbach , who has been running Jack Wolfskin for the past six years, will soon be leaving the German outdoor brand. According to a press release, Callaway Golf Company , which took over Jack Wolfskin at the beginning of 2019 for around €418 million, and Harris-Jensbach had already ...

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    Inuheat appoints Thiel, Schmid and Wennerholm to the board


    Johan Thiel has been appointed chairman of the board of Inuheat Group , a Swedish developer of novel solutions for embedding wearable heating into clothing. Thiel served as chief executive of MIPS AB from 2013 to 2019. In 2017, he successfully guided MIPS to a public offering ...

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    Vista’s earnings to top guidance


    In a business update, Vista Outdoor said that adjusted earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter will exceed its own guidance, adding that it has the support and financial flexibility required to navigate the Covid-19 pandemic. Vista expects to enter its fiscal year 2021 with more than $150 ...

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    Primaloft will make more noise


    (SGI) No figures are available, but Primaloft is said to have become very profitable after growing for a while at a double-digit rate every year. Some of the profits are going to be reinvested in consumer-oriented advertising to build up brand awareness, probably starting with the autumn/winter 2021 ...

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    EOG: New team members and ambitious goals


    The European Outdoor Group ( EOG ), which currently federates 110 of the world’s leading industrial and retail companies from the outdoor sector, has announced its priorities for the coming years. The focus will be on three pillars: Doing business right with the help of business intelligence; preserving the ...

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    New chief executive for Haglöfs


    (SGI) The Swedish outdoor company Haglöfs has not had a chief executive since November 2019, when Carsten Unbehaun left to become the new CEO of Asics EMEA. The vacancy has finally been filled by its global sales director, Fredrik Ohlsson . In his new role, Ohlsson ...

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    Sinoff appointed new managing director of Evolv


    An American outdoor industry veteran, Bill Sinoff, has been named general manager of Evolv climbing shoes. The Los Angeles-based company, founded in 2003 by Brian Chung, was acquired by the Italian Oberalp Group last summer.

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    New managing director at Bergzeit


    Markus Zabel has been appointed to one of the two managing director posts at Bergzeit. He replaces Markus Kasperbauer, who left the role after a year, citing personal reasons. The new manager will oversee Bergzeit’s cus- tomer service, corporate IT, quality management, finance and logistics. Zabel will work with the ...

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    Berghaus expands its product team


    After working for Salomon, Patagonia and Columbia Sportswear for the past 12 years, Paul Anderton is returning to Berghaus at its head office in Sunderland to serve in the new position of head of category for product and innovation, working closely with James Hodgson, head of design for the British ...

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    Change of the guard at Salomon


    Michael White, the current 55-year-old chief commercial officer of Amer Sports, is going to take the place of a company veteran, Jean-Marc Pambet, as president of the Salomon brand on Jan. 1. Pambet will be working closely with White for the next couple of months to ensure a smooth transition ...