EMP: VF Names Roger Spatz President, Eagle Creek Travel Gear
VF Names Roger Spatz President, Eagle Creek Travel Gear
VF Corporation today announced Roger Spatz as President, Eagle Creek. Roger has served as interim President since July 2011, and his deep understanding of the Eagle Creek business and strong financial background makes him the ideal brand leader. As President, Roger will lead the vision for the brand’s strategy and leverage the momentum for accelerated growth.
Roger brings an impressive record to Eagle Creek, with over 30 years of progressive financial and business leadership in the apparel and manufacturing industries. He joined VF in 2004 as the CFO for VF Outlet, and in 2008 moved to CFO, Reef and Eagle Creek. Prior to joining VF, Roger was the COO of Cambridge-Lee Industries a global manufacturer of copper products. Roger holds an MBA in Finance from St. Joseph’s University and a Bachelors of Science with a dual major in Business and Computer Science from Juniata College.
"Eagle Creek has always been a committed and passionate group of people who love what they do,” said Spatz. “I am more than proud to be working with the Eagle Creek team to build on our momentum and expand the reach of our Adventure Travel story.”
ABOUT EAGLE CREEK
Eagle Creek is a leading travel outfitter, providing smart, innovative and durable luggage, travel bags and accessories. Founded in 1975, California-based Eagle Creek invented the adventure travel gear category, introduced the industry’s first convertible backpack on wheels, established the first complete travel solution system and is revolutionizing the way travelers pack with its Pack-It™ Folders, Cubes, Sacs and Toiletry Kits. Visit eaglecreek.com for more information.