Boardriders Inc., a global action sports and lifestyle company that owns and operates the Quiksilver, Roxy and DC Shoes brands, is scheduled to close the acquisition of Billabong International Limited on April 24. In preparation for the close, Boardriders announced the leadership team that will guide the company’s growth across the globe.

Dave Tanner, CEO of Boardriders, said the following appointments take effect after the closing of the Billabong transaction:

  • Greg Healy, global president, president APAC, Board of Directors responsibilities
  • Shannan North, global president, Billabong and Retail Strategy, Board of Directors responsibilities
  • Joe Scirocco, chief financial officer
  • Thomas Chambolle, president EMEA
  • Jean Louis Rodrigues, general manager wholesale EMEA
  • Nate Smith, president, Americas
  • Dan Levine, chief brand officer
  • Garry Wall, global general manager Quiksilver
  • Emilie Souvras, global general manager Roxy
  • Mike Jensen, global general manager DC Shoes
  • Kevin Meehan, global general manager RVCA
  • David Brooks, global general manager Element
  • Ilene Eskenazi, chief human resources officer and global general counsel
  • Julie Ott, chief operating officer
  • Mike Yerkes, chief logistics officer
  • Nico Foulet, chief information officer
  • Sonia Lapinsky, chief integration officer

“Our new leadership team is a combination of seasoned global talent from Boardriders, Billabong and from outside the organization,” Tanner said. “This team will lead the integration of two great companies, creating the world’s leading action sports company. I am particularly excited to announce the elevations of Greg Healy and Shannan North, who bring significant industry experience and will be instrumental in leading our global growth with their new board responsibilities.

“We want to thank Neil Fiske, Peter Myers, Tracey Wood, Jim Howell, Mara Pagotto, Paul Burdekin and the Billabong board of directors for their dedication to the success of Billabong, its people and heritage. While they will be transitioning from their roles, we greatly appreciate their partnership throughout this transaction and the strong organization and legacy they leave in their wake.”