Keen Inc. welcomed Erik Burbank as the new general manager of its Outdoor, Lifestyle and Kids categories (OLK).

Chris Speyer, CEO of Accell North America, will join REI as VP of private brands, effective October 30.

Adidas and the University of Kansas extended their partnership through 2031.

Pop Warner Little Scholars Inc. partnered with Dick’s Sporting Goods.

Therm-a-Rest named Erik Flink as the new vice president of the Therm-a-Rest business unit, encompassing Therm-a-Rest, SealLine, Platypus and PackTowl brands.

Petzl named Jon Rockefeller as marketing director for Petzl America.

United By Blue welcomed Joanna Schnell as their new director of marketing and e-commerce.

HanesBrands appointed Barry A. Hytinen as chief financial officer effective October 16, 2017.

Wally Uihlein, president and chief executive officer of Acushnet Holdings, the parent of Titleist, plans to retire effective January 1, 2018. David Maher, Acushnet’s current chief operating officer, will succeed him.

Asics signed on as the official athletic performance partner of the first Virgin Sport Festival of Fitness in San Francisco.

Chaos Headwear again signed on as the official headwear sponsor of Warren Miller Entertainment’s (WME) 68th full-length feature film, Line of Descent.

Ugg, a division of Deckers Brands, opened its newest flagship location at the Westfield World Trade Center in downtown New York City.

GCI Outdoor partnered with the Westminster Expedition, one of the nation’s first semester-long, experiential-education programs to be offered at any college or university.

Darn Tough Vermont has appointed Chad DeJong as director of quality and continuous improvement.

Snowsports Industries America welcomed Ryan Coombs to the organization in the newly created role of research manager.

Khombu, the footwear and outerwear brand, formed a new partnership with Breezy Johnson.

K-Swiss Global Brands appointed Steve Harden as president of Supra Footwear and KR3W Denim Co.

Icebreaker opened its first Edmonton Touchlab.

Fischer Skis US LLC stated it will assume distributorship of fellow Austrian brand Eisbär, the headwear manufacturer.

Pro-Tec signed X-Games Park Gold medalist Brighton Zeuner to its endorsement team.

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