Boathouse Sports announced that Cindy DiPietrantonio has been appointed president and chief executive officer assuming the day-to-day leadership of the company.
DiPietrantonio is the former president of Alex and Ani, LLC and COO of The Jones Group where she spent over twenty-five years in senior leadership roles.
In her 30-year career, she has built businesses and driven profitable growth, turned around underperforming companies and created new ventures. DiPietrantonio’s background encompasses strategic leadership, supply chain and operations, process improvement, development of talent, and business development.
Boathouse Sports has supported over 500,000 teams and 10 million athletes over the last two decades. All products are made at the Boathouse Sports vertically integrated manufacturing facility in Philadelphia, PA.
DiPietrantonio said, “I am incredibly excited to join Boathouse Sports and lead the next phase of the Company’s transformation. This is a tremendous opportunity. Boathouse Sports has a rich, authentic heritage. I look forward to working with John and the team at Boathouse Sports, building on the Company’s 40-year history of delivering quality products produced in the USA with excellent customer experience.”
The company’s Founder and Chairman, John Strotbeck commented, “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Cindy as we move the Company to become the top brand coveted by athletes and athletic enthusiasts. We are in a solid position to take advantage of our heritage, our core competencies, our Made in USA message and our technology to win in the new consumer world post-COVID-19, and Cindy is the person to guide this Company. She is widely recognized as an accomplished business leader and innovator. I am excited to have Cindy join our team of dedicated and talented employees.”
Photos courtesy Cindy DiPietrantonio/Boathouse Sports