Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI), an owner of leading middle market businesses, appointed former CamelBak CEO Sally McCoy to its board of directors, effective January 6, 2017.

“I am very pleased to welcome Sally back to the CODI family,” stated Alan Offenberg, CEO of Compass Diversified Holdings. “Sally was a valued partner during her tenure with CamelBak. Her extensive branded consumer products and mergers and acquisitions experience will make Sally a strong addition to our board. We look forward to her contributions as we continue to use our strong balance sheet to pursue attractive platform and add-on acquisitions that will drive further cash flow growth and support stable cash distributions for our shareholders.”

McCoy has more than 30 years of experience in the specialty outdoor and active lifestyle industry. She previously served as CEO of CamelBak Products LLC, including during such time as CamelBak was a CODI subsidiary. Prior to joining CamelBak, McCoy was a co-founder of Silver Steep Partners, an investment banking firm that advised on the Eagle Creek, Montrail and Helly-Hansen transactions.

Before Silver Steep, McCoy served as president of Sierra Designs and Ultimate Direction and as vice president at The North Face. She is also a founding member of the Conservation Alliance and Outdoor Industry Association. McCoy is a graduate of Dartmouth College.

“I am very pleased to have been invited to join the Board,” said McCoy. “This is an exciting time for the company and I look forward to working with my fellow directors in creating further value for all CODI shareholders.”