Jones Snowboards welcomed Martijn Linden as vice president of soft goods. He has 20 years of experience designing and developing winter sports apparel for Burton, Armada, Black Diamond, Quiksilver, Rip Curl, Patagonia, and O’Neill.
Linden joins Chris Westen, Jones’ global lead of soft goods, on the apparel team.
“I’m very happy to have Martijn join Jones as my full counterpart on the soft goods team,” said Westen. “I have worked with Martijn in the past and know his tremendous design skills, a sharp eye for technical details and deep knowledge of materials. We will be the perfect team to develop new apparel concepts and establish the Jones line as one of the most functional and sustainable winter outerwear collections in the industry.”
“I’ve always been inspired by Jones’ drive to create progressive snowboarding and backcountry gear,” said Linden. “I’m excited to contribute that same passion for innovation working with Jeremy and the Jones team on the new outerwear collection. I have no doubts that our collaboration will bring game-changing new winter apparel solutions to the market.”
“Martijn brings massive and incredibly diverse experience to the Jones team,” said company founders Jeremy and Tiffany Jones. “It’s a thrill to welcome him to the Jones family, and we can’t wait to see what groundbreaking new outerwear concepts our partnership with him unlocks.”
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