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    Columbia appoints new VP U.S. sales


    Source: Columbia Jim Beeman Columbia Sportswear Company has named Jim Beeman vice president, U.S. sales for the Columbia brand. In this role, Beeman will report to Tim Sheerin, senior vice president, global wholesale for the Columbia brand. Beeman spent more than 22 years at Nike, most recently ...

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    Former Nike executive to become TNF’s new global brand president


    VF Corp. has named Nicole Otto global brand president of its Denver, Colorado-based outdoor brand The North Face (TNF). Otto will succeed Steve Murray, who will be retiring. Murray had been promoted from president of Americas to global brand president of TNF in October 2020 as part of management structure ...

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    Change of leadership at Chris Sports


    Christian Bättig, owner and founder of Chris Sports AG, a Swiss general importer for numerous outdoor and bike brands, has handed over the reins of management to the company’s previous chief financial officer, Andreas Guglielmo, effective Jan. 1. Guglielmo has been with Chris Sports for more than 12 years. Bättig ...

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    Maloja founders to hand over to new management


    According to German business newspaper Handelsblatt, the founders of German brand Maloja, Klaus Haas and Peter Räuber, are planning to resign from their current leadership positions to hand over to a new management team. Eighteen years after the brand was founded, Haas and Räuber want a younger generation to take ...

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    Clarus with new CFO and COO


    Clarus Corp., the Utah-based owner of the Black Diamond, Rhino-Rack, Maxtrax, Sierra and Barnes brands, has appointed a new CFO, Michael J. Yates. Yates has spent nearly 35 years in financial management positions. After working for PriceWaterhouseCoopers and KPMG, he served in various roles at IDEX Corporation, a diversified engineered ...

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    New CEO at Hövding


    Sofia Svensson has been appointed the new CEO of Swedish company Hövding, maker of an airbag collar for cyclists. After more than ten years as CEO, Fredrik Carling will leave his position, and Svensson will take over in the first half of 2022. Source: Hövding Sofia Svensson ...

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    Devold of Norway GmbH grows team, moves to new office


    Herbert Horelt, managing director of Devold of Norway GmbH, since 2017 distributor and the representative of the Norwegian brand in Central Europe, has expanded his team based in southern Germany and moved into new premises in early November, which offers more space and features a spacious new showroom. ...

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    Diekmann resigns CEO post, joins Rose Bikes advisory board


    In November, in addition to his role as managing partner of DTC bicycle manufacturer and retailer Rose Bikes, it was announced that Marcus Diekmann would also assume the position of second managing director at International Brands Company KG (IBC) starting in 2022. Now Rose Bikes announced that Diekmann will join ...

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    Higg appoints Chief Strategy Officer to lead platform expansion


    Technology platform Higg has appointed James Schaffer as chief strategy officer to lead business development and partnerships in this new role. Schaffer brings more than 20 years of experience as a partner and technology leader to Higg, most recently as managing partner at Schaffer & Combs, the consulting firm he ...

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    ​Former Nike product manager to lead Arc’teryx footwear division


    Arc’teryx has appointed Ovidio Garcia as VP, footwear, effective immediately. In his new role, Garcia will be responsible for leading the global footwear strategy and will report directly to Katie Becker, Arc’teryx chief creative officer. Garcia brings 15 years of experience at Nike in product management, merchandising and product operations ...

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    Callaway expands board with additional independent director


    Callaway Golf Company has expanded the company’s board of directors from twelve to thirteen members by appointing Bavan M. Holloway to the board. The company’s bylaws require that its board of directors consist of a minimum of six and a maximum of fifteen members, the vast majority of whom must ...

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    VF promotes Nina Flood to president, global packs for Eastpak, Jansport and Kipling


    Source: VF Corp Nina Flood VF Corp. has appointed Nina Flood as president, global packs for Eastpak, JanSport and Kipling. She has most recently served as president of Eastpak after a long career at VF brands Nautica and Kipling. Flood joined VF Corp. in 2003 after leaving ...

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    Rapha founder Mottram to step down


    Rouleur magazine reports that Simon Mottram, founder of Rapha, will step down as CEO of the cycling apparel brand after 17 years. Mottram co-founded Rapha in 2004 with Luke Scheybeler, drawing inspiration from Team Rapha-Géminiani, a cycling team from the 1960s. He is considered one of the greatest marketers and ...

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    KinetiXx Sports creates head of division position


    Source: KinetiXx Matthias Faller Gloves specialist W+R Pro, based in Metzingen, Germany, appointed Matthias Faller as head of division for its KinetiXx Sports brand, a newly created position. Faller will be responsible for the German-speaking and international markets. For the last years, Faller had been sales manager ...

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    Saucony hires Brian Moore as Senior VP of global product


    Source: Saucony Brian Moore Saucony, part of the Wolverine Worldwide group, has appointed footwear industry veteran Brian Moore to senior vice president of global product, effective immediately. In his new role, Moore will be responsible for Saucony’s global brand footwear and apparel strategies, including design, development and ...

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    Fogliato starts as president and CEO of Salomon


    As previously announced, Franco Fogliato has assumed the role of president and CEO of Salomon, overseeing the brand’s global expansion. Fogliato brings to Salomon more than two decades of experience in the sporting goods and athletic apparel industries, as well as in corporate leadership. Most recently, he was executive vice ...

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    Jack Wolfskin restructures sales management, promotes el Mahmoud to GM Commercial Europe


    Jack Wolfskin has created a new sales management structure to ensure the coordinated alignment of wholesale, retail and digital strategies for its European operations. Jack Wolfskin veteran Natascha el Mahmoud fills the new position of general manager commercial Europe. El Mahmoud, who has been with the company since 2002, most ...

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    Accell appoints Chief Supply Chain Officer


    Accell Group has appointed Francesca Gamboni, currently SVP of Stellantis (the merger of the former PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler) in Paris, in charge of the global supply chain, to the position of chief supply chain officer, tackling what has become an important and complex issue in the bike sector ...

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    BikeExchange creates chief customer officer position


    BikeExchange Limited, an operator of a global online cycling marketplace, has appointed Rebecca Boxall as chief customer officer, a newly created position that completes the recruitment of its leadership team following the company’s IPO in February. Boxall, who is currently VP of e-commerce, marketing and customer experience at Canadian company ...

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    Katadyn North America appoints new president


    Chris Voxland, VP of operations for the outdoor company since 2001, has been promoted to president of Katadyn North America, headquartered in Rocklin, California, to lead the company’s growth in new channels, demographics and markets. Voxland is expected to drive the brand’s goal of building product lines and managing sustainable ...