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New Fox CEO on new executive hires, new strategies

New Fox CEO on new executive hires, new strategies

July 01, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
SES spoke with Paul Harrington about his first few months on the job, and asked him about Fox’s priorities and strategies. We also learned of some key new executive hires, and about some departures.
Surfline changes CEOs

Surfline changes CEOs

June 22, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Surfline has someone new in the CEO role. Chairman Jeff Berg answers some questions for us about the change.
Kip Arnette retires from Electric

Kip Arnette retires from Electric

June 16, 2015 PRESS RELEASE
Electric is announcing today that Kip Arnette, Electric Co-Founder, is retiring after 15 years with the brand.
Quiksilver hires new Americas sales leader

Quiksilver hires new Americas sales leader

June 09, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver has hired a new SVP of Sales for Quiksilver Americas – Ted Li from Oakley.
Quiksilver board member resigns

Quiksilver board member resigns

June 03, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver board member Elizabeth Dolan, a high level marketing executive at FOX, has resigned saying she has been excluded from crucial board discussions and votes.
Andy Mooney chosen for new CEO role

Andy Mooney chosen for new CEO role

June 03, 2015 PRESS RELEASE
The former Quiksilver CEO moves into a new leadership position two months after leaving Quiksilver.
K-Swiss acquires Supra, KR3W - appoints new president

K-Swiss acquires Supra, KR3W - appoints new president

June 01, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
K-Swiss Global Brands, owned by a large Korean conglomerate, has acquired One Distribution, the company that owns Supra and KR3W.
Core Careers: Tom Jones, Nixon

Core Careers: Tom Jones, Nixon

May 21, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Today, we profile Tom Jones, Nixon Global VP Marketing & Creative and a skate industry veteran, for our Core Careers feature.
Randy Rarick and Jodi Wilmott on new WSL Hawaii structure

Randy Rarick and Jodi Wilmott on new WSL Hawaii structure

May 12, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Randy Rarick and Jodi Wilmott explain how the World Surf League's new Hawaii team will work and what it means for the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing.
Burton moves back to independent sales model in West

Burton moves back to independent sales model in West

May 11, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Burton is moving back to an independent sales force model in the West a year after bringing that territory in house, according to a memo sent to employees by CEO Mike Rees.
Reef announces sales appointments for core channel

Reef announces sales appointments for core channel

May 06, 2015 Press Release
Reef said it is dividing its sales management regionally to focus more closely on core retailers. We have the details.
New Luxottica leadership making big changes at Oakley

New Luxottica leadership making big changes at Oakley

May 05, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Major changes are on the way for Oakley as new leadership at Luxottica makes integrating Oakley into the Luxottica structure a key strategic priority.
Kering's Todd Hymel promoted, moving to Costa Mesa from Paris

Kering's Todd Hymel promoted, moving to Costa Mesa from Paris

May 05, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Kering’s Todd Hymel has been promoted to CEO of Action Sports Brands.
Otis College of Art & Design surprises Bob McKnight with special honor

Otis College of Art & Design surprises Bob McKnight with special honor

May 05, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver Chairman Bob McKnight received a surprise on-stage tribute Saturday night during the Otis College of Art and Design annual art and design awards.
Two Billabong operational executives depart

Two Billabong operational executives depart

April 22, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Two global operational executives at Billabong are exiting the company, SES has learned.
Surfer Editor-in-Chief departing for new job

Surfer Editor-in-Chief departing for new job

April 22, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Brendon Thomas has been in the editor role for five years, and has worked at Surfer for a decade.
Bill Gage returns to Metal Mulisha

Bill Gage returns to Metal Mulisha

April 15, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Famous Stars & Straps President Bill Gage is returning to the La Jolla Group to lead the Metal Mulisha brand as Global General Manager.
Quiksilver details financial terms of Mooney's exit, new executive salaries

Quiksilver details financial terms of Mooney's exit, new executive salaries

April 13, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver disclosed terms of former CEO Andy Mooney’s separation agreement with the company in a filing with the SEC late last week. The company also reported new base salaries for executives who have taken on more responsibility.
Quiksilver restructures sales force

Quiksilver restructures sales force

April 03, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver has restructured its Americas sales force in the wake of the departure of former CEO Andy Mooney last week. We have details, plus what one important retailer thinks of the recent management changes.
Quiksilver confirms Mooney was fired

Quiksilver confirms Mooney was fired

April 01, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver confirmed that former CEO Andy Mooney was fired in a filing today with the SEC.
McKnight on Mooney's exit, go forward plans

McKnight on Mooney's exit, go forward plans

March 27, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
We spoke with Bob McKnight Friday about the departure of CEO Andy Mooney, some reasons behind the change and plans for the future.
SES analysis: What went right, and what went wrong during Mooney's tenure

SES analysis: What went right, and what went wrong during Mooney's tenure

March 27, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
For two years, SES has been talking to former and current Quik employees and key retailers about Mooney’s strategies, and listened to every conference call since he became CEO. Some themes emerged over time from all those conversations and our reporting.
Andy Mooney exits Quiksilver - Pierre Agnes named CEO

Andy Mooney exits Quiksilver - Pierre Agnes named CEO

March 27, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
After a tumultuous two years, Andy Mooney exits Quiksilver, and long time Quiksilver executives take over the leadership of the company.
Quiksilver sales veteran departs

Quiksilver sales veteran departs

March 23, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Quiksilver sales veteran Deanna Jackson has left the company, SES has learned.
Brad Steward exits Neff

Brad Steward exits Neff

March 18, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Brad Steward, who joined Neff in mid-January as President, has exited the company, SES has confirmed.