Gone But Not Forgotten…

The outdoor industry lost several leaders in 2007. Roswell Brayton, Jr., Woolrich’s president, passed away suddenly last week at age 55. Michael Corvino, president of JanSport, was killed July 14 in a car accident. Footwear veteran Jacques Lavertue, presi

Champion Adventure Racer Joins Newton Running

Newton Running has hired world champion adventure racer Ian Adamson as its new technical advisor. Adamson will assist in product development for Newton, working alongside chief designer and vice president, Danny Abshire….

Base Camp Names Social Media Director

Base Camp Communications hired Kendall Card as director of social media. The P.R. agency said Card would head up its social media, social networking, word-of-mouth and online community initiatives. Card will oversee blogging, vlogging and podcasting, as w

Hibbett Sports Names President and COO

Hibbett Sports, Inc. said that Nissan Joseph will join the company as president and COO. Mr. Joseph will report to Mickey Newsome, chairman and CEO, and is expected to begin his duties by early February 2008. Prior to joining Hibbett, Nissan served as pr

Field and Stream apparel licensed

The Field & Stream Licenses Company has signed a license with C-Life Group, Ltd. to produce and market a collection of Field & Stream imprinted tees and fleece for men, women and children. C-Life’s Field & Stream will sell the apparel at mid-tier departme