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    New CEO for Bergans


    Source: Bergans Bergans’ new CEO, Silje Garberg Ree The Board of Directors of Bergans Fritid AS has appointed Silje Garberg Ree as CEO. She succeeds Jan Tore Jensen, who had led the company since 2018 and announced his decision to step down in September 2023. The company’s ...

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    Newell Brands announces changes to the Board


    Newell Brands, the Atlanta-based group that owns several consumer goods brands, including outdoor brands Marmot, Coleman, Contigo and Campingaz, announced changes to its Board of Directors. James “Jim” Keane, retired President & Chief Executive Officer of Steelcase Inc., has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors, effective Feb. 15, ...

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    New COO at Woom


    Source: Woom GmbH Johannes Kisslinger The Vienna-based company Woom, an international children’s and youth bicycle expert, has appointed Johannes Kisslinger as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). In his position, Kisslinger is responsible for production, supply chain management, purchasing and logistics, quality management, product compliance, and testing, ...

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    Helinox announces global leadership team


    Young Lah, Global CEO of Helinox, has appointed a new global leadership team to position the company for further growth and product category expansion. Source: Helinox Andrew Shand, Helinox President und Global COO As part of these changes, Andrew Shand was promoted to Helinox President and Global ...

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    HeiQ appoints CEO for HeiQ AeoniQ Holding


    Source: HeiQ Julien Born, CEO of HeiQ AeoniQ Holding Swiss ingredients brand HeiQ has announced the appointment of Julien Born as Chief Executive Officer of HeiQ AeoniQ Holding, where he will drive the growth of HeiQ AeoniQ, a specialty cellulosic fiber. Born brings extensive leadership skills and ...

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    VF appoints Caroline Brown to the board after aligning with activist investor Engaged Capital


    Source: VF Corp. Caroline Brown VF Corp. has appointed Caroline Brown to the company’s Board of Directors, effective Feb. 14, 2024. The appointment follows constructive discussions with VF’s shareholders, including Engaged Capital, LLC. VF also intends to appoint an additional independent director in the near future by ...

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    Hoka with new President


    Deckers Brands has named Robin Green President of its Hoka brand with immediate effect. Green will serve on the executive leadership team, reporting directly to Dave Powers, the CEO and President of Deckers Brands. ”Green has an extensive track record of leading and operating complex global businesses while delivering transformative ...

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    Aluula announces appointment of new President


    Canadian materials technology company Aluula Composites Inc. has appointed Sage Berryman as President. Berryman brings decades of executive experience to Aluula. With deep capital markets expertise, she has played a key role in leading transactions and partnerships valued at over $4 billion, specifically with innovative technology companies. Before joining Aluula, ...

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    EOCA seeks new Executive Director for Conservation


    The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) has announced that it is seeking a new Executive Director to help shape the direction of conservation and nature-based solutions for the outdoor recreation sector across Europe. With a passion for nature and outdoor living, the position will inspire and empower the sector to ...

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    Olang names Davide Calcagnotto new GM


    Olang, the Italian brand specialized in footwear for trekking and the outdoors, has appointed Davide Calcagnotto as its new General Manager, effective Feb. 1. Calcagnotto will support Armando Sartor, the company’s founder, President and CEO, in outlining a strategic development plan for the coming years. Sartor founded Olang, based in ...

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    The North Face, EMEA stronger in ‘challenging’ VF quarter


    VF Corp., whose current portfolio includes The North Face (TNF), Vans, Timberland and Dickies, among others, initiated a strategic review of its brand assets after reporting disappointing Q3 results “across the board” that included double-digits declines in total sales, wholesale revenues and for three of its main brands. The group, ...

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    Sympatex expands sales team


    Sympatex has expanded its sales team with Eric Brendel and Leandra Reisner as Business Development Managers, starting their work with immediate effect. Reisner is an expert in sustainable textile innovations. The trained textile and clothing technician most recently worked as a sales representative at Weichert Agencies GmbH, where she was ...

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    ​Solo Brands with executive additions


    Texas-based Solo Brands, Inc., the parent company of the Solo Stove, Chubbies, Oru Kayak, Isle and Icy Breeze brands, announced two leadership appointments: Laura Coffey as Chief Financial Officer and Michael McGoohan to the newly created position of Chief Growth Officer and Executive Vice President, effective immediately. Coffey will lead ...

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    CIE CEO Kevin Mayne to retire later this year


    Kevin Mayne, founding CEO and not only “the voice” of the Brussels-based trade and industry association Cycling Industries Europe (CIE), but here and there also of the entire bicycle industry, has announced his retirement this year. Mayne is considered one of the most visible political figures in the cycling industry. ...

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    Deckers reports strong results, raises guidance and names new CEO


    Bolstered by strong Q3 gains in the DTC channel, Deckers Brands has reported 35 percent operating income growth, 16 percent revenue expansion on a reported basis, and a 570-basis-point increase in gross margin for the period ended Dec. 31. With the strong results, the Ugg and Hoka parent raised its ...

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    Unifi announces profitability improvement plan, executive promotions


    Unifi, a Greensboro, North Carolina-based manufacturer of recycled and synthetic yarns, including Repreve, announced that it has begun implementing a new Profitability Improvement Plan focused on further reducing the company’s costs, streamlining operations and investing in innovation. Unifi’s Profitability Improvement Plan includes a cost reserve and workforce reduction that is ...

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    Dometic posts improved profitability, lower Q4 sales


    In a seasonally weak quarter where most retail customers worked to get their inventory levels in line, Dometic reported an 89 percent increase in net income to 51 Swedish kroner (€4.5m) despite a 13.7 percent drop in revenues to SEK 5,327 million (€471.7m). The Q4 operating profit dipped 1.5 percent ...

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    Swiss traceability specialist Haelixa bolsters leadership team


    Zurich-based physical traceability solutions provider Haelixa has appointed a new CEO, Patrick Strumpf, and Stefan Karlen to its Board of Directors. Haelixa is committed to driving the growth of supply chain visibility solutions and promoting positive change in the industry. Strumpf has more than 20 years of experience in building ...

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    New CTO at Fenix Outdoor


    Source: Fenix Outdoor Eefje Jacques Fenix Outdoor has announced that its CIO Jan Lindmark will retire on April 1, 2024, while remaining with the group as an external consultant. Lindmark joined Stockholm-based Fenix Outdoor in August 2022 and led an overhaul of the company’s technical department, establishing ...

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    Sport Conrad with new CSR Manager


    Source: Sport Conrad Maria Ries The German multichannel sports retailer Sport Conrad has appointed Maria Ries to the position of CSR Manager on Jan. 1, 2024. She takes over from Stefanie Buchacher, who has played a key role in shaping the company’s sustainability strategy over the past ...