Andrea O’Donnell leaves Fashion Lifestyle presidency
GOLETA, Calif., Sept. 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced that Andrea O’Donnell left the post of President of Fashion Lifestyle to accept another opportunity. Dave Powers, CEO and President, and former President of Omnichannel and President of Direct-to-Consumer, will assume the additional role of President of Fashion Lifestyle on an interim basis, effective immediately as the company seeks to identify the next leader for the group.
Commenting on the announcement, Powers said, âUnder Andrea’s leadership and her contagious passion for the brand, UGG has achieved record levels of consumer demand and brand recognition. His expertise and insight have been invaluable in developing the potential of the UGG brand and establishing a robust growth trajectory. On behalf of the Board of Directors and the management team, I would like to thank Andrea for her many contributions, and wish her the best as she embarks on her next journey. I look forward to working closely with the Fashion Lifestyle team to continue this positive momentum and deliver shareholder value as we enter the next era of innovation, consumer satisfaction and UGG brand success. . “
âI am incredibly proud of everything the Fashion Lifestyle team has accomplished in my five years with the company,â said O’Donnell. âThe UGG brand, currently in its strongest position, continues to grow as a year-round global lifestyle brand with an increasingly diverse and daring product offering. It has been an honor to see UGG continually evolve to reflect the needs of our consumers around the world while remaining true to its values, and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to lead a team so committed to making a positive impact on people, their communities and the planet. I know the UGG story has only just begun, and I look forward to Deckers’ future success. “
About Deckers brands
Deckers Brands is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of innovative footwear, apparel and accessories developed for both everyday and casual use and for high performance activities. The Company’s brand portfolio includes UGGÂ®, KoolaburraÂ®, HOKA ONE ONEÂ®, TevaÂ® and SanukÂ®. Deckers Brands products are sold in over 50 countries and territories through certain department and specialty stores, company-owned and operated retail stores, and certain online stores, including websites owned by the company. Deckers Brands has over 40 years of history building niche footwear brands into lifestyle market leaders attracting millions of loyal consumers around the world. For more information, please visit www.deckers.com.
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