Escalade Inc. said Scott Sincerbeaux has resigned from all of his positions with Escalade, including CEO, president and director. Walter Glazer has been appointed as Escalade’s interim chief executive officer and president.
The maker of a wide range of indoor and outdoor sporting goods said Sincerbeaux resigned on terms being mutually agreed upon by the company and Sincerbeaux.
Sincerbeaux joined Escalade as president and CEO in April 2020. He came from Wolverine World Wide, where he held several positions including president of The Stride Rite Children’s Group, president of Direct to Consumer, and president of Global Retail. In addition, he has led sales and direct-to-consumer businesses at Godiva Chocolate, Bare Escentuals, Crabtree & Evelyn and ECCO
Glazer has served as a director at Escalade since 2015 and as chairman of the Board of Directors since May 2018. He will continue to serve as chairman. He is the founder and chief executive officer of Speedball Art Products Company, a manufacturer and worldwide distributor of fine art materials
“We thank Scott for his service and appreciate the passion and energy he brought to Escalade. As Scott looks forward to spending more time with his family, we wish him the best in all future endeavors,” Glazer said. “Escalade’s strong financial performance this past year demonstrates the opportunity for our company to continue to build on its success while not only investing in our growing lines of business and talented global team, but also sustaining our strong corporate culture. We will soon begin a search process to identify a permanent CEO to guide us in this exciting new phase of our growth.”
Escalade’s brands include Bear Archery, Bear X, Trophy Ridge, Rocket, SIK, and Cajun Bowfishing Archery Equipment; STIGA and Ping-Pong Table Tennis; Accudart and Unicorn Darting; Rave Sports water recreation products; Atomic, Victory Tailgate, Triumph Sports, Viva Sol, Zume Games recreational games; Dura and Onix pickleball equipment; Goalrilla, Goalsetter residential in-ground basketball systems, Goaliath and Silverback residential in-ground and portable basketball goals; Lifeline and Step fitness products; Woodplay playsets; American Heritage Billiards billiards and game room assortment; and Cue&Case specialty billiard accessories.
Photos courtesy Escalade Sports/Scott Sincerbeaux