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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.
Fox Head names new CEO

Fox Head names new CEO

March 10, 2015 PRESS RELEASE
Paul Harrington is the new CEO of Fox Head, which is now aligned with Altamont Capital Partners.
Longtime Zumiez executive to retire

Longtime Zumiez executive to retire

March 03, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Ford Wright, Zumiez’s longtime Executive Vice President of Stores, is retiring, the company said this week.
DEPACTUS brings on heavy hitter as investor and Australian licensee

DEPACTUS brings on heavy hitter as investor and Australian licensee

February 02, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
CEO Bruce Beach outlines several big developments at DEPACTUS as the brand prepares to ship including details about the new partnership with former top Quiksilver executive Craig Stevenson, plans for Japan, the marketing strategy and much more.
Rob Colby to exit Quiksilver

Rob Colby to exit Quiksilver

January 31, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
Rob Colby, who has held a variety of key jobs at Quiksilver over many years, has resigned from the company, SES has learned.
Volcom appoints new leaders for men's design, North America marketing

Volcom appoints new leaders for men's design, North America marketing

January 12, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
At the trade shows, we found out about some new key appointments at Volcom.
Photos from Agenda '15

Photos from Agenda '15

January 06, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
We have lots of photos from the floor on the first day of Agenda, plus an update on personnel changes at several brands.
Agenda starts today, industry executives speak at Agenda Emerge

Agenda starts today, industry executives speak at Agenda Emerge

January 05, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
SES is headed to Agenda today to see what is new with industry brands. On Tuesday night at 6 p.m., several notable industry figures are talking at Agenda Emerge.
Core Careers: Quiksilver's Mike Reilly

Core Careers: Quiksilver's Mike Reilly

January 02, 2015 Tiffany Montgomery
A career profile of Quiksilver’s Mike Reilly, the West Coast Sales Manager for Specialty Stores, who has deep roots with the brand.
Jeff Kelley exits Sanuk

Jeff Kelley exits Sanuk

December 17, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Sanuk Founder Jeff Kelley is leaving Sanuk, which is now owned by Deckers Brands, to pursue his next entrepreneurial opportunity.
More details on Altamont/Fox acquisition

More details on Altamont/Fox acquisition

December 11, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Altamont Capital Partners and Fox Head released more details Wednesday night about the acquisition of the company.
Altamont Capital, Pete Fox acquire Fox Head

Altamont Capital, Pete Fox acquire Fox Head

December 09, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Altamont Capital Partners and Pete Fox have prevailed in their bid for Fox Head Inc., Shop-eat-surf learned today.
Abercrombie/Hollister CEO Mike Jeffries exits

Abercrombie/Hollister CEO Mike Jeffries exits

December 09, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Mike Jeffries is responsible for creating a $2 billion surf-inspired retail chain under the nose of the surf industry, even though Hollister has no surf roots and is based in Ohio.
More personnel changes at Electric

More personnel changes at Electric

December 08, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Electric, which has undergone significant changes in leadership, staff, and brand direction in the past several years, has made additional changes to its sales structure.
Sasha Dietschi-Cooper exiting Burton

Sasha Dietschi-Cooper exiting Burton

December 02, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
SES has learned that the SVP of North American Sales is leaving Burton for a new job in Southern California.
New Element Global GM details turnaround strategy

New Element Global GM details turnaround strategy

November 25, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Frank Voit is a key reason for the brand's success in Europe. Now he is tasked with growing the brand globally, and most importantly, turning it around in the U.S.
Nick Bower on his exit from Stussy

Nick Bower on his exit from Stussy

November 24, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Nick Bower looks back at his 17 years as the head designer at Stussy, and talks about why he left the streetwear brand.
Steve Tully exits Vix

Steve Tully exits Vix

October 31, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Steve Tully, a former senior executive at Quiksilver for many years, is departing from Vix Swimwear, where he has served as President for the past 12 months.
Industry pays tribute to the legacy of retiring Bob McKnight

Industry pays tribute to the legacy of retiring Bob McKnight

October 27, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Tom Holbrook, Richard Woolcott, Michael Tomson, Randy Hild, Mark Richards of Val Surf and more on what Bob McKnight has meant to Quiksilver and the industry.
Update: Many changes coming to Smith Optics

Update: Many changes coming to Smith Optics

October 21, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Smith Optics is undergoing several changes in a restructuring led by Italian parent company Safilo Group, including moving from Ketchum, Idaho.
Derek O'Neill on launching Vissla, Amuse and D'Blanc in Europe

Derek O'Neill on launching Vissla, Amuse and D'Blanc in Europe

October 17, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
A talk with former Billabong CEO Derek O'Neill on launching the new brands in Europe, why he opened a Vissla store, future plans for the brands, and how life has changed post Billabong.