Under Armour Inc. stated that Jerri L. DeVard has been nominated for election to the company’s board of directors.
Kohl’s named Greg Revelle as the company’s chief marketing officer.
Lululemon Athletica Inc. appointed Glenn Murphy, founder and CEO of FIS Holdings, to the company’s Board of Directors as co-chairman, effective immediately.
Varsity Brands named Adam Blumenfeld as chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Caleres elected Wenda Harris Millard and Brenda Freeman to its board of directors.
Sole, a Canadian footbed company, appointed Zachary Osness as its new director of U.S. sales.
Sea to Summit, an outdoor gear manufacturer welcomed Darrin Young as its new national sales manager.
Vans appointed Mitchell Whitaker, previously Vans’ VP, managing director of Asia Pacific, as its GM of North America.
Accell Group received a non-binding, conditional proposal from Pon Holdings to combine Accell Group with its own bicycle activities.
Fishbrain, an app and social network for anglers, closed a new $3.7 million round of funding with overall investments now totaling nearly $15 million.
Suunto, a producer of sports watches, dive computers and precision instruments, sponsored the Discrete Cirque Series, a short-distance, max-elevation trail running series in North America.
Fleet Feet Sports stated that Lori Borer, owner of the Red Dirt Running Company location in Lincoln, NE, will convert the store to a Fleet Feet Sports.
Billabong Group appointed Kevin Meehan as global general manager of RVCA brand.
Arc’teryx Equipment, a technical high-performance outerwear and equipment brand, welcomed Michelle Parker to its athlete roster.
G-Form, a leader in athletic impact protection, formed a three-year partnership with the defending American League East Champion Boston Red Sox.
Adidas signed Marco Koch, current world number one swimmer and world record holder, as one of its ambassadors.
Fjällräven, a Swedish outdoor brand, has named Rygr, an integrated marketing agency, its agency of record.
Samsonite International S.A. entered into an agreement to acquire eBags Inc. for a cash consideration of $105 million.
The Russell Athletic Bowl will now be known as the Camping World Bowl.
Rabbit, a California-based running apparel manufacturer, has joined the Clean Sport Collective, a community of athletes, brands, events, clubs and fans that work together to support clean sport.
GSC Technologies, the Montreal-based parent of Future Beach kayaks, has completed its recapitalization with New Water Capital Partners L.P., a Boca Raton-based private equity investment firm.
Powerhandz Inc., a global athletic training products company, signed point guard Isaiah Thomas for its I Compete With Me basketball campaign.
Sherpani, the maker of lifestyle bags for women, promoted Jimmy Kim to director of business operations.
Stage Stores Inc. closed on its previously disclosed acquisition of selected assets of Gordmans Stores, Inc.
BSN Sports completed the acquisition of Kimmel’s Athletic Supply (KAS) based in Spokane, WA and Lowe’s Sporting Goods (LSG) based in London, KY.
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