Boot Barn Holdings Inc. announced that Chris Bruzzo, executive vice president, marketing, commercial and positive play of Electronic Arts, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. With his appointment, the Board now consists of nine Directors.

“I am very excited to welcome Chris to the Board of Directors. Chris has extensive knowledge in marketing, brand management, digital strategy, and communications. He holds a leadership position at Electronic Arts and has held previous roles at Starbucks and, all companies known for outstanding brand awareness. His background and expertise will be a wonderful addition to the Board and will help Boot Barn further extend its reach across the western and work industry,” commented Jim Conroy, chief executive officer.

Bruzzo has more than 15 years of experience working for global consumer brands. Other roles include serving as Senior VP, Channel Brand Management, Starbucks Corporation; VP, Marketing and PR for Inc.; and Assistant VP, Communications for Regence Blue Shield. Bruzzo currently serves on the Board of Directors of Clif Bar & Company. Bruzzo is also the executive sponsor and advocate for Somos EA, Electronic Arts’ Latinx employee resource group and is a member of the Latino Corporate Directors Association.

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