Brooks Running Company welcomed 2015 U.S. Indoor Track and Field Heptathlon Champion Jeremy Taiwo to its roster of sponsored athletes.

Carhartt joined forces with outdoor television host Mark Zona to promote its new outdoor apparel line, which will debut this fall.

Costa President and CEO Chas MacDonald will retire from the company effective April 30.

Earth Inc. named Mark Diehl as Executive VP of Earth branded sales.

Hibbett Sports Inc. appointed William Quinn as VP of Digital Commerce, where he will lead the retailer’s online customer experience and omni-channel initiatives.

Hi-Tec Sports introduced its new marketing team for Hi-Tec and Magnum brand boots, adding three new Marketing Specialists, Tenaya Davis, Erica Davis and Matt Rappleyea.

LCI Brands, Owner of Lewis & Clark and other travel and outdoor accessories brands, promoted Brian Luczak from Controller to VP of Finance.

MSR appointed Sarah Courtney as Category Manager for the brand’s snowshoe and alpine tool division.

Prana named its 2016 roster of brand ambassadors as Chris Burkard, CA, Nathaniel Coleman, UT, Savannah Cummins, OH, Anna Ehrgott , CA and Steve Krojniewski, IN.

Princeton Tec named Caitie Caroleo to the role of Marketing Manager, and as the brand’s former Marketing Manager, George Chevalier, was promoted to Product Manager.

Roots, the Canadian apparel chain, appointed former Wolverine executive Jim A. Gabel to the position of President and CEO.

Skechers Performance — a division of Skechers USA, Inc. — signed pro golfers Russell Knox and Ashlan Ramsey to its roster of rep athletes for Skechers Go Golf.

Varsity Brands appointed Matthew E. Rubel as CEO, who formerly served as Chairman and CEO of Collective Brands, the Owner of Payless Shoes, Saucony, Sperry Topsider, Keds and others.

Zealios, a leader in performance body care products for endurance athletes, welcomed pro triathlete Heather Jackson to its 2016 athlete team.