Under Armour, Inc. announced the appointment of Kasey Jarvis as its new chief design officer. With nearly 20 years of experience in apparel, footwear, equipment, industrial and automotive design, Jarvis will report directly to Chief Product Officer Kevin Eskridge and is expected to start in early April.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kasey to Under Armour. His unique mix of design experience from the auto, footwear and performance equipment industries will help to inform and deliver on our mission to design performance solutions athletes never knew they needed and can’t imagine living without,” said Kevin Plank, Under Armour’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “This is a leader who will inspire our incredible team to deliver beautiful, innovative design that the world’s never seen before.”
Leading the design team across all product platforms, regions and categories, Jarvis will be responsible for the translation and commercialization of athlete insights and influential trends into industry-leading, next-generation product concepts.
Jarvis joins Under Armour from Black Diamond Equipment where he served as vice president of product and design. Prior to that, he served at Nike and General Motors in key design roles. Jarvis is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a B.F.A in Industrial Product and Design.
Jarvis replaces Dave Dombrow, who left the company earlier this month.