Quiksilver, Inc. has named Heidi Ueberroth to its Board of Directors. Ms. Ueberroth currently serves as the President, Global Marketing Partnerships and International Business Operations for the National Basketball Association. She is responsible for directing the league's business initiatives globally and oversees relationships with the leagues expanding list of marketing partners. Prior to this position, she served six years as the company's Executive Vice President of Global Media Properties and Marketing Partnerships. Ms. Ueberroth joined the NBA in 1994 and has led the global television and media distribution division since 1996. NBA game programming is televised by 164 networks in 215 countries in 43 languages.
Ms. Ueberroth is also a board member of The Advertising Council and a trustee of The Cancer Research Institute. She served on the advisory board for the 1999 Women's World Cup and has been a Director of the Ueberroth Family Charitable Foundation since its formation in 1990.
Robert McKnight, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Quiksilver, Inc., commented, “We are very proud to welcome Heidi to our Board of Directors. She has a passion for sport, a strong grasp of branding, a solid business acumen, and a wealth of global experience and relationships which we believe will help us on our mission to build the world's dominant outdoor sports lifestyle company.”
Ms. Ueberroth commented, “Quiksilver has an incredible group of brands and an extremely rich heritage. The company is well positioned for significant growth and I look forward to working with such a talented team.”