People: Columbia Sportswear Co (COLM.O)

COLM.O on Nasdaq

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19 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gertrude Boyle

90 1988 Chairman of the Board of Director

Timothy Boyle

64 1988 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Thomas Cusick

45 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance

Christopher Gaylord

44 2010 President - Mountain Hardwear Inc.

Bryan Timm

50 2009 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Peter Bragdon

51 2010 Senior Vice President - Legal and Corporate Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary

Russell Hopcus

54 2013 Senior Vice President - North America Sales

D. Shawn Cox

50 2013 Senior Vice President - Retail

Franco Fogliato

44 2013 Senior Vice President, Europe

Doug Morse

2014 Chief Business Development and Strategic Planning Officer

Sarah Bany

55 1988 Director

Murrey Albers

73 1993 Independent Director

Stephen Babson

63 2002 Independent Director

Andrew Bryant

64 2005 Independent Director

Edward George

77 1989 Independent Director

Walter Klenz

68 2000 Independent Director

Ronald Nelson

71 2011 Independent Director

John Stanton

59 1997 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gertrude Boyle

Mrs. Gertrude Boyle is Chairman of the Board of Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mrs. Boyle also served as Columbia’s President from 1970 to 1988. Mrs. Boyle is Timothy P. Boyle and Sarah A. Bany’s mother. Mrs. Boyle has been involved in the business throughout its various stages and, in particular, she has been an active participant in Columbia’s promotional campaigns. Mrs. Boyle’s philanthropic endeavors and leadership in the Portland community have been widely recognized and honored, enhancing Columbia’s community relationships.

Timothy Boyle

Mr. Timothy P. Boyle is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He has served on the Board of Directors since 1978. Mr. Boyle joined Columbia in 1971 as General Manager and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since 1988. Mr. Boyle is also a member of the board of directors of Northwest Natural Gas Company (NYSE: NWN) and Craft Brewers Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: BREW).

Thomas Cusick

Mr. Thomas B. Cusick is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance of Columbia Sportswear Company. He joined Columbia in September 2002 as Corporate Controller, was named Vice President and Corporate Controller in March 2006, was named Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer in May 2008, was named Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in January 2009, and was named Senior Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in January 2010. Mr. Cusick delegated the Treasurer duties in 2011. From 1995 to 2002, Mr. Cusick worked for Cadence Design Systems (and OrCAD, a company acquired by Cadence in 1999), which operates in the electronic design automation industry, in various financial management positions. From 1990 to 1995, Mr. Cusick was an accountant with KPMG LLP.

Christopher Gaylord

Mr. Christopher A. Gaylord serves as President - Mountain Hardwear Inc, a subsidiary of Columbia Sportswear Company. He joined Columbia in March 2010 as President of its wholly owned subsidiary Mountain Hardwear, Inc. Prior to joining Columbia, Mr. Gaylord had held various positions at The North Face brand since 1993, where he served as managing director of that company's EMEA region from 2000 to 2005. He served as president of VF Corporation's Outdoor & Action Sports International brands, including The North Face, Vans, Reef and Jansport, from 2006 through September 2008, and became president of 7 For All Mankind within VF Corporation's Contemporary Brands coalition in October 2008.

Bryan Timm

Mr. Bryan L. Timm is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of Columbia Sportswear Company. He joined Columbia in June 1997 as Corporate Controller and was named Chief Financial Officer in July 2002. In 2003 Mr. Timm was named Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and in October 2008 he was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and continued to serve in the role of Chief Financial Officer until January 2009. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Timm held various financial management positions for Oregon Steel Mills, Inc. From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Timm was an accountant with KPMG LLP.

Peter Bragdon

Mr. Peter J. Bragdon is Senior Vice President - Legal and Corporate Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary of Columbia Sportswear Company. He became Vice President and General Counsel, Secretary of Columbia in July 2004 and was named Senior Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary in January 2010. From 1999 to January 2003, Mr. Bragdon served as Senior Counsel and Director of Intellectual Property for Columbia. Mr. Bragdon served as Chief of Staff in the Oregon Governor’s office from January 2003 through June 2004. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Bragdon was an attorney in the corporate securities and finance group at Stoel Rives LLP. Mr. Bragdon served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the Oregon Department of Justice for seven months in 1996.

Russell Hopcus

Mr. Russell Hopcus serves as Senior Vice President - North America Sales of Columbia Sportswear Company., effective July 29, 2013. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Hopcus was the Vice President of Global Sales and Market Development for KEEN Footwear. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Hopcus served as North America President at Icebreaker Nature Clothing. Mr. Hopcus joined adidas America, Inc. in 2002 where he rose to Senior Vice President of U.S. Sales. From 1991 to 2001, Mr. Hopcus held various sales management positions with NIKE, Inc.

D. Shawn Cox

Mr. D. Shawn Cox is Senior Vice President - Retail of Columbia Sportswear Company. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Cox served in Amsterdam, Holland as Global Retail Senior Vice President with contemporary lifestyle retailer MEXX. Mr. Cox served in London as Global Chief Retail Officer for Samsonite Corporation from 2007 to 2009 and in Amsterdam as Vice President of Tommy Hilfiger’s European retail division from 2000 to 2006.

Franco Fogliato

Mr. Franco Fogliato is Senior Vice President, Europe of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Fogliato brings 17 years of European sales and marketing experience in the action sports and outdoor footwear and apparel industries. Since 2004 he has served as general manager of Europe for the Billabong Group (BBG.AX) and as a member of company's executive board. In that role, he led profitable regional strategies behind the company's portfolio of 8 brands which drove growth and market share gains. From 1997 through 2003, Fogliato held various European leadership roles with The North Face® brand, culminating as general manager of Western Europe.

Doug Morse

Sarah Bany

Ms. Sarah A. Bany is Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Since 2001, Ms. Bany has been a co-owner of Moonstruck Chocolate Company. From 1979 to August 1998, Ms. Bany held various positions at Columbia, including Director of Retail Stores. Ms. Bany is Gertrude Boyle’s daughter and Timothy P. Boyle’s sister. Ms. Bany’s years of service at Columbia and her brand development experience has resulted in a deep understanding of Columbia’s business, particularly with respect to brand enhancement and marketing.

Murrey Albers

Mr. Murrey R. Albers is Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Albers chairs the Compensation Committee. Mr. Albers is President and Chief Executive Officer of United States Bakery, a bakery with operations in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and California. Mr. Albers, who has been in his current position since June 1985, joined United States Bakery as general manager of Franz Bakery in 1975. Mr. Albers’ executive experience provides Columbia with insights into operations, acquisitions and valuable business relationships in the region where Columbia operates its headquarters.

Stephen Babson

Mr. Stephen E. Babson is Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Babson chairs the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Babson is a Managing Director of Endeavour Capital, a Northwest private equity firm, and joined Endeavour Capital in 2002. Before that, Mr. Babson was an attorney at Stoel Rives LLP. Mr. Babson joined Stoel Rives in 1978, was a partner from 1984 to February 2002, and served as its chairman from July 1999 to February 2002. Mr. Babson serves on a number of boards of privately-held companies, including ESCO Corporation, Genesis Financial Solutions, Inc., Good Food Holdings, LLC, Little Red Services, Inc., New Seasons Market, LLC, USNR LLC and Vigor Industrial, LLC. Mr. Babson brings a combination of financial and legal expertise to the Board. His experience in a private equity firm provides Columbia with valuable insights related to capital markets, strategic planning and financial integrity.

Andrew Bryant

Mr. Andrew D. Bryant is Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Bryant was named Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC) in May, 2012. Previously, Mr. Bryant was named a director and Vice Chairman of Intel in July 2011 and most recently served as Executive Vice President of Technology, Manufacturing and Enterprise Services and Chief Administrative Officer of Intel Corporation until January 2012. Mr. Bryant joined Intel in 1981 as Controller for the Commercial Memory Systems Operation, became the Chief Financial Officer in February 1994, and was promoted to Senior Vice President in January 1999. Mr. Bryant expanded his role to Chief Financial and Enterprise Services Officer in December 1999, and was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer in October 2007. Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Bryant held positions in finance at Ford Motor Company and Chrysler Corporation. Mr. Bryant served on the Board of Directors of Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) from 1999 to 2005 and is a member of the board of directors of McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK). Mr. Bryant’s years of experience at a large, global public company provide operational, strategic planning and financial expertise to the Board.

Edward George

Mr. Edward S. George is Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He has served on the Board of Directors since 1989. For 30 years, until his retirement, Mr. George worked in the banking industry. From 1980 to 1990, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Torrey Pines Bank and from 1991 to 1998 he served as a financial consultant. Mr. George also served as a director of First National Bank of San Diego until its sale in September 2002. Mr. George’s banking experience provides the Board and the Audit Committee, for which he serves as chair, with valuable financial expertise. The Board has designated Mr. George as an “audit committee financial expert.”

Walter Klenz

Mr. Walter T. Klenz is Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He served as Managing Director of Beringer Blass Wine Estates from 2001 until his retirement in 2005. Mr. Klenz became President and Chief Executive Officer of Beringer Wine Estates in 1990, and Chairman of its board of directors in August 1997, and he served in those positions until the 2000 acquisition of Beringer Wine Estates by Foster’s Group Limited. Mr. Klenz joined Beringer Wine Estates in 1976 as Director of Marketing for the Beringer brand, where he also served as Chief Financial Officer from 1981 to 1990. He served as a director of America West Airlines from 1998 until 2005. Mr. Klenz also serves as a director of Vincraft Group and J. Lohr Winery, both privately-held wine companies. Mr. Klenz brings a combination of global branding, distribution, financial and operational expertise to the Board.

Ronald Nelson

Mr. Ronald E. Nelson is Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. He joined NIKE, Inc. in 1976 and went on to serve as Vice President from 1982 to 1997, overseeing a wide variety of operations, including NIKE’s early advertising, promotions and retail operations, global footwear sourcing and financing, and the global apparel division, and served as President of NIKE’s Japanese subsidiary from 1995-1997, retiring from NIKE in 1997. Mr. Nelson served as an advisory board member to Columbia in the 1970s and today serves as an informal advisor to several small companies. Mr. Nelson’s broad and deep experience within the apparel and footwear industry provides the Board with insights and guidance regarding global supply chain, marketing and growth strategies.

John Stanton

Mr. John W. Stanton is Independent Director of Columbia Sportswear Company. Mr. Stanton is currently engaged in private investment activities, including Trilogy Equity Partners, which invests in wireless-related companies, and Trilogy International Partners, which operates wireless systems internationally. Mr. Stanton served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Western Wireless Corporation and its predecessor companies from 1992 until shortly after its acquisition by ALLTEL Corporation in 2005. From 1994 to 2002, Mr. Stanton also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VoiceStream Wireless Corporation. Mr. Stanton served as acting Chief Executive Officer of Clearwire Corporation (Nasdaq: CLWR) during 2011 and as Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2011 until Clearwire’s acquisition by Sprint Nextel Corporation in July 2013. Mr. Stanton previously served on the Board of Directors of Hutchison Telecommunications International Limited and the Board of Directors of Thrive by Five. Mr. Stanton currently serves as a Trustee for Whitman College, Chairman of Year Up of Puget Sound, and serves on the boards of Seattle Foundation and Aven Foundation. Mr. Stanton’s executive and entrepreneurial experiences provide Columbia with insights into global operations, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions and financial matters.
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