KT Tape announced that its Board of Directors had appointed Jessica Klodnicki as chief executive officer.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jessica to KT Tape,” said Mark Schwartz, director and CEO of Palladin Consumer Retail Partners, KT Tape’s majority shareholder. “Her extensive industry expertise, leadership prowess and collaborative energy make her the perfect choice to lead the company through its next chapter of continued growth and innovation.”

Before joining KT Tape, Klodnicki was CMO at Skullcandy, based in Park City, UT. Her work at Skullcandy earned her a spot on the 2022 Forbes Entrepreneurial CMO Top 50 list, and she helped drive omni-channel growth through revitalizing the brand with a “content to commerce” program. She also led the brand’s launch into sustainability programming.

Additional career highlights include general manager for Vista Outdoor brands, including CamelBak, Bell, Blackburn, Raskullz & Krash, Co-Pilot, and Camp Chef; vice president, marketing and brand management, Mizuno USA, across its portfolio of golf, run, team sports equipment, footwear, accessories and apparel; and leading product and marketing across consumer product categories.

Photos courtesy KT Tape,  Jessica Klodnicki