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    New board for CONEBI


    At its 2023 General Assembly, held Nov. 28 in Brussels, the Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI) elected a new Board of Directors. The board of the European national bicycle and bicycle parts industry umbrella organization was also expanded. While one board member stepped down, three new members were ...

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    New CEO for The Microfibre Consortium


    The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) has announced a series of organizational changes. Research director Dr Kelly Sheridan will take up the role of Chief Executive Officer, while founding Director Sophie Mather will transition from the board to an advisory role. The changes came into effect from Dec. 1, 2023, coinciding with ...

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    Vista Outdoor completes CEO transition, two co-CEOs


    As part of the previously announced company split and the acquisition of the ammunition business by Czechoslovak Group a.s. (CSG), Vista Outdoor has appointed Eric Nyman and Jason Vanderbrink as co-CEOs, according to an SEC filing. They succeed Gary McArthur, who had been interim CEO of the company since November ...

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    New CMO for Merrell


    Source: Merrell Pallav Tamaskar Merrell has appointed Pallav Tamaskar as its new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), effective Nov. 30, 2023. As CMO, Tamaskar will be responsible for leading Merrell’s global marketing strategy and “directing the creation of modern and integrated global marketing campaigns, elevating full-funnel media planning, ...

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    Craft North America to move to New Wave’s Seattle HQ to bolster demand, new CEO


    Craft Sportswear North America announces the phased relocation of its US headquarters to Seattle, Washington, in 2024. The company will join the family of brands owned by parent company New Wave Group, which is based there. This strategic decision is intended to support the brand’s expansion into outdoor and specialty ...

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    Peak Performance recruits Head of Retail from Adidas

    2023-11-27T15:47:00Z reports that Oskar Hammar is the new Head of Retail at the Swedish brand Peak Performance, which belongs to Amer Sports. Hammar has many years of experience in the fashion industry and most recently worked as Global Retail Manager at Adidas. Before that, he spent almost three years at ...

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    Woolrich appoints Creative Director for new Black Label


    US designer Todd Snyder, founder of the eponymous New York-based label, has been named creative director for Woolrich’s new Black Label premium collection. Andrea Cané will hold the new role of creative advisor. The initial Woolrich Black Label by Todd Snyder collection will preview at Snyder’s runway show on Jan. ...

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    Outdoor Research promotes longtime employee to VP of Operations


    Seattle-based outdoor manufacturer Outdoor Research (OR) recently promoted longtime employee Geoff Potter to VP of Operations. Potter has worked in planning and operations for nearly 12 years. In his new role, he will oversee the company’s supply chain logistics, demand planning, retail operations and information systems. OR believes this restructuring ...

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    Matt Gowar steps down as Equip CEO, successor not named yet


    Source: Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd Matt Gowar Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd, the parent company of Rab and Lowe Alpine, has announced that it has launched a plan to recruit a successor to Matt Gowar, the current CEO. Gowar is also the owner of Equip ...

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    Two new product directors at Xero Shoes


    Colorado-based barefoot footwear specialist Xero Shoes has hired Kristina Funck as Design Director and Megan Elias as Director of Product Merchandising. As Design Director, Funck will lead Xero Shoes’ design strategy, innovation and seasonal storytelling. She has contributed to the design development and success of several global footwear brands, including ...

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    New CEO for The Lycra Company


    Source: The Lycra Company Gary Smith The Lycra Company announces that it has appointed Gary Smith as Chief Executive Officer, effective Nov. 27, 2023. Smith will succeed Dean Williams, who has served as acting CEO since August. Williams will retain his role as Chief Financial Officer and ...

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    Aluula announces management changes


    Canada-based Aluula Composites Inc.’s Chief Operating Officer John Zimmerman will expand his responsibilities to oversee the Windsports Division as the division now drives near-term revenue growth, qualifying it for dedicated, dedicated management. Zimmerman has been instrumental in shaping the brand’s history and is uniquely positioned to drive growth in this ...

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    CEO of Sustainable Apparel Coalition to step down


    CEO of The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), Amina Razvi, will leave the organization as of Dec. 29, 2023. Her departure comes as the organization enters “a new phase of growth and expansion to adjacent product categories.” Source: The Sustainable Apparel Coalition Amina Razvi In making the ...

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    Sorel has a new President


    Sorel, part of Columbia Sportswear Company, has announced its new President. Cory Long will be joining the company in December 2023. Source: Columbia Sportswear Cory Long, new President of Sorel Long is a veteran of the footwear and apparel industry, most recently serving as Global General ...

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    KMD Brands announces interim CFO solution


    Further to the announcement on July 7, 2023 of Chris Kinraid’s resignation as Group Chief Financial Officer, KMD Brands, the New Zealand parent of Oboz, Kathmandu and Rip Curl, has confirmed that Kinraid’s last day with KMD Brands will be Dec 8, 2023. While KMD Brands continues to recruit for ...

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    New CEO and CFO at​ Freudenberg Performance Materials


    Freudenberg Performance Materials has named a new CEO and CFO, who will take on the roles from Jan. 1, 2024. Dr. Andreas Raps will succeed Dr. Frank Heislitz as Chief Executive Officer, and Marco Altherr will take over from Thomas Herr as Chief Financial Officer. Source: Freudenberg ...

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    Indigenous footwear company Manitobah restructures management team


    Manitobah, an Indigenous-rooted footwear brand known for its Manitobah mukluks and founded in Winnipeg, Canada, in 1997 by Sean McCormick, has appointed a new senior management. Carolyn MacNaughton will assume the CEO role, Tom Hildrum will step into the position of CFO, and Mike Wodtke has transitioned from Chief Digital ...

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    Revelyst hires digital content consultant for Foresight Sports


    Source: Revelyst Andrew Stalbow Revelyst, a Vista Outdoor company, announced that Andrew Stalbow will initially join San Diego-based golf brand Foresight Sports as a digital content and gaming consultant. Stalbow’s consulting role went into effect Nov. 3. Stalbow was previously CEO of Seriously, a company he co-founded ...

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    New CEO for Garmont


    Garmont International, the Italian manufacturer of technical footwear, has appointed Andrea Nalesso as its new CEO. Nalesso takes over from Pierangelo Bressan, who remains Chairman of the Board and shareholder in Garmont. Source: Garmont International Andrea Nalesso Nalesso’s professional career has two focal points that lend themselves ...

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    Signa: Benko steps down, hands over chairmanship


    As the company announced on Nov. 8, 2023, Austrian real estate investor René Benko has stepped down as Chairman of the Advisory Board of Signa Holding and handed over the chairmanship to Arndt Geiwitz. The German restructuring specialist is also taking over the chairmanship of Signa’s shareholders’ committee, as reported ...