Nike Inc. named Monique Matheson to the role of EVP, global human resources.

Garmin Ltd. acquired Alphamantis Technologies Inc., a privately held designer of aerodynamics testing and measurement technology for the cycling industry.

Accell Group N.V.’s supervisory board intends to appoint Ton Anbeek as chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of the board of directors as of November, 1 2017. Anbeek is currently CEO of Beter Bed Holding N.V.

Crosman Corporation acquired the commercial business of LaserMax Inc., a designer and manufacturer of gun mounted laser aiming devices.

Under Armour Inc. and the University of Hawai‘i announced a long-term partnership extension that designates Under Armour as the official outfitter of its intercollegiate athletic programs through June 2022.

Reebok signed T.J. Watt to an endorsement deal. He will join his brothers J.J. (Texans DE) and Derek (Chargers FB) as the “only football players Reebok currently has under contract,” according to Darren Rovell of

Stormy Kromer is now the official headwear of the 2017 U.S. Ladies Match Fishing Team.

Katadyn Group signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Hydro-Photon Inc., the maker of the SteriPen ultraviolet, handheld water purifier.

USA Volleyball and Adidas announced a multi-year partnership in which the Portland, OR, based company will be the official athletic footwear, apparel and accessory brand for USA Volleyball.

Elite Sportswear, the company behind GK Elite, acquired Dreamlight Activewear.

LCI Brands, which owns Lewis N. Clark and UrbanGear, hired Elisa Kuri as its new director of national accounts.

Seattle Sports Co., a manufacturer of outdoor products covering camp, paddle, travel and bike categories, appointed Matt Bolkovatz as its new national sales manager.

Spy promoted Dana Leshyk to director of product development.

Garmin International Inc. is collaborating with K4Connect to integrate wearable devices as part of K4Community, K4Connect’s “connected-life” platform supporting older adults and individuals living with disabilities.

Croakies, a manufacturer of outdoor retention products, signed on as associate sponsor and the exclusive eyewear retainer of the 2017 Pacific Paddle Games.

Sole formed a partnerships with Andy Shapin and the JSC Inc. sales agency to cover sales in the Midwest and Great Lakes territories and Michael Felix and the Midcoast Outdoors sales agency to cover sales in the South Central territory.

DP and Associates, Tokul Creek Marketing and independent rep Alex Stratmann will now represent Sweet Protection in the Rocky Mountains, Northwest and Southeast regions of the U.S., respectively.

Xenith, a Detroit-based helmet manufacturer, along with the Cleveland Browns, Ohio Lottery and University Hospitals have teamed up to outfit Ohio area football teams with more than $500,000 in football helmets over the next five years.

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