Edwin Lewis, Chairman & CEO, Marolina Outdoor Inc., announced that Pete Angle is moving from his position as chief marketing officer to president; Mike Cottell, currently executive vice president, Manufacturing and Supply Chain, will serve as the company’s chief operations officer; and Chris Russell has accepted the position as vice president, Marketing, Huk and Nomad.

  • Pete Angle will chart a course for continued rapid growth and expansion of the Marolina Outdoor brands. He has most recently served as chief marketing officer, Marolina Outdoor Inc., where he was responsible for strategic marketing and DTC business for all brands. 
  • Mike Cottell, an industry veteran with over 40 years of experience leading global teams across multiple brands, is tasked with strengthening relationships and improving execution focused on long-term success. 
  • Chris Russell will be responsible for the executive management of all marketing and brand strategies. “With a career spanning 20-plus years within the outdoor industry and being a lifelong sportsman, we know Chris will leverage his vast marketing capabilities and network of contacts to benefit Marolina Outdoor and our brands,” added Lewis.

These changes are effective immediately.

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