Under Armour, Inc. announced that Gene McCarthy is resigning as Senior Vice President, Footwear, effective February 22, 2013. Kip Fulks, Chief Operating Officer, will assume responsibility of Footwear and continue to oversee the company’s Operations division.
“I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge Gene’s accomplishments, and I want to thank him for his many contributions to Under Armour,” said Fulks. “Over the past several years, Gene has built a strong footwear team that continues to deliver game-changing product such as the Charge RC and Highlight Cleat. I am excited to help elevate our innovation in the footwear space and further develop the team and the organization as we continue to drive growth of Under Armour footwear around the world.”
“I am proud of what we have accomplished in building a strong foundation and establishing a solid position in the very competitive athletic footwear industry,” added McCarthy. “Since my arrival at Under Armour in 2009, we have developed a world-class team with a distinct and unique point of view. As I hand over the reins and explore this next phase of my life, I remain grateful to Kevin and all my teammates for making this a truly great run!”