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Pollak is the latest in executive hires positioning the company for future growth. MANCHESTER, Vt. (Feb. TK) —  Orvis, the family-owned and operated outdoor retailer specializing in fly-fishing gear, dog products and active lifestyle apparel, appoints former Athleta CMO Sheila Shekar Pollak to the newly created role of chief brand experience officer, effective February 14. “Orvis is a purpose-led company. For...
DENVER--VF Corporation today announced that it has appointed Nicole Otto to the position of Global Brand President,  The North Face ® . Otto joins VF following a successful 16-year career at Nike and will succeed Steve Murray, who is retiring and returning to the UK. The leadership transition will be effective June 2022. Otto will report to VF Chairman, President and CEO, Steve Rendle, and serve on VF’s Executive Leadership...
Charleston, SC –  Edwin Lewis, Chairman & CEO of Marolina Outdoor Inc. has announced effective immediately, Pete Angle will move from his current position of Chief Marketing Officer to serve as the company’s President. In addition, Mike Cottell, current Executive Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain for Marolina, will serve as Chief Operations Officer. Lewis is pleased to add Chris Russell as Vice President...
BOZEMAN, Mont. –  Simms Fishing Products, the preeminent manufacturer of waders, outerwear, footwear, and technical apparel in fishing, announced the hiring of Jordan Wand as its Chief Product Officer. The decision to elevate the role that leads product merchandising, design, development, and innovation was greatly influenced by the increased interest in fishing since the Spring of 2020, paired with SIMMS’...
GEARING UP STUDENTS FOR THEIR CAREERS Over the past 10 weeks, 41 interns from 20 states partnered with our team to produce projects, conduct research and gain valuable experience as they helped us inspire others to get outdoors. Students and young professionals came from 20 states The Bass Pro Shops summer internship program creates opportunities for students to gain experience and develop leadership skills, while...
Grundéns, producer of the world’s leading fishing apparel and footwear, today announces the hiring of Ashley Williams as vice president of marketing. Williams most recently served as senior director global marketing for Keen and vice president of marketing for Amer Sports Americas. Williams will lead an existing marketing team in all the brand’s marketing efforts, including creation of a new strategy to guide its entry into...
Outdoor Occupations has temporarily activated free, unlimited job posting privileges for employers through July 31, 2020, in an effort to connect more talented outdoor industry job seekers with employers by offering our job board marketplace listing service free of charge to companies looking to hire . “Talented employees are the lifeblood of the outdoor recreation industry.  Many experienced specialty workers within sport...
Charleston, SC - Marolina Outdoor, Inc. is pleased to announce Pete Angle as Chief Marketing Officer of Marolina and Eric Young as National Sales Manager of Nomad. Pete Angle Angle will be responsible for the executive management of all marketing and brand strategies. "With a career spanning 20+ years within the outdoor industry and being a lifelong sportsman, we know Pete will leverage his vast marketing capabilities and network...