Wolverine World Wide, Inc. appointed Onder Ors to the position of SVP, International for the Outdoor Group. In this new role, Ors will lead all International and European subsidiary operations for the Merrell and Patagonia Brands, which includes the responsibilities of Mike Lynskey who recently left the organization.
The Outdoor Group consists of the Merrell Footwear and Apparel and Patagonia footwear businesses and is led by Group President Scott Sible.
Ors will have global responsibility for the development of pan-European strategy and for all Outdoor Group brands and operations with third-party distributors. Ors has been with the company for more than ten years and has held positions of increasing responsibility within the Outdoor and Wolverine Brands. In his most recent position as Group Vice President-International for the Outdoor Group, Ors was successful in significantly growing Merrells sales and advancing its international leadership position.
According to Sible, “Onder has demonstrated exceptional operational skills and a commitment to the success of the Outdoor Group. The incredible growth of the Merrell business has been the result of a very focused approach, and Onder has been a big part of that internationally.”