Deckers Brands announced the election of David A. Burwick to its Board of Directors. Burwick replaces Brian A. Spaly, who did not stand for reelection at the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
“We are glad to welcome Dave to the Deckers Board,” said Chairman of the Board, Mike Devine, “He brings a wealth of experience to our team, including brand building marketing expertise helping establish iconic brands in competitive marketplaces and driving growth in the consumer products space.”
Burwick has served on the board of directors of The Boston Beer Company, Inc. since May 2005 and was appointed as its president and CEO in April 2018. Before that he served as president and CEO of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc., since December 2012. From April 2010 to December 2012, he was president, North America of WW International, Inc., formerly Weight Watchers International, Inc. He held numerous positions with PepsiCo, Inc., including chief marketing officer, PepsiCo Americas Beverages from August 2008 to August 2009; executive vice president, Marketing, Sales and R&D, PepsiCo International from April 2008 to July 2008; president, Pepsi-QTG Canada from January 2006 to March 2008; chief marketing officer, Pepsi-Cola North America from June 2002 to December 2005; and marketing roles from 1989 to 2002. Burwick has extensive experience leading consumer products organizations. During his tenure as a director of The Boston Beer Company, Inc., he served as a member of its compensation committee including as chair from May 2006 to May 2013, and as a member of the nominating/governance committee including as chair since May 2013.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Deckers Board of Directors,” said Burwick. “Deckers is on an exciting path, with multiple brands strategically positioned to capture market share, and I look forward to working with the Board to support management’s vision for long-term value creation.”
This election coincides with Spaly not standing for reelection at Decker’s Annual Meeting. Spaly served as a member of the Deckers Board since 2018. “On behalf of our management team and the Board, I would like to thank Brian for his years of service to Deckers Brands,” said Devine. “We are grateful for his contributions to our organization and wish him the best of luck in all of his future endeavors.”
Deckers Brands’ portfolio includes Ugg, Koolaburra, Hoka One One, Teva, and Sanuk.