Industry News 8/5/2013

EMP: K2 Sports Promotes Dominic McKenna to Vice President, General Manager of K2 Canada

K2 Sports Promotes Dominic McKenna to Vice President, General Manager of K2 Canada
Press Release from K2 Sports

Seattle, Wash., – K2 Sports, a global leader in the outdoor active lifestyle industries, continues to build its leadership team with the promotion of Dominic McKenna, a long-time member of the K2 Sports leadership team.

McKenna will serve as Vice President/General Manager of K2 Canada, effective immediately. McKenna started with K2 Canada in 1995 and has been instrumental in shaping the company’s Canadian presence, supporting retail relationships and building a more profitable partnership opportunity for Canada’s retail network.

“Dominic’s knowledge and experience in the Canadian retail landscape will be key to opening up more opportunities and continuing the successful growth trajectory of K2 Sports in North America,” said Anthony De Rocco, President and CEO of K2 Sports.

The move reinforces K2 Sports’ position as a global leader in year-round outdoor recreation. K2 Sports continues to invest in product innovation, retail support initiatives and its leadership team to grow opportunities for its retail partners.

McKenna will be focused on growing the existing K2 Sports portfolio in addition to targeted growth initiatives involving the K2 Ski brand and it innovative and well received new Ski boot program, the BCA, Madshus and Zoot brands and K2’s new goggle and accompanying helmet category.

About K2 Sports
K2 Sports, based in Seattle, Wash., has achieved unparalleled success through innovative product offerings, marketing programs, and multiple brand acquisitions. The company operates 14 brands and is globally renowned for its non-traditional advertising, graphics, and high performance products throughout its portfolio. With wholly owned subsidiaries in Canada, Central Europe, Japan, Korea, and Scandinavia and distribution in more than 60 countries, K2 Sports continues to assert its position as a global leader across multiple categories of sporting goods. For more information, visit:
http://www.k2sports.com. K2 Sports is a part of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH)