US: Egeck named as Eddie Bauer president and CEO
Eddie Bauer today (5 June) named Michael Egeck as president and CEO of the company, replacing interim CEO David Chamberlain who will remain a member of the company's board.
Egeck was previously CEO of Nike-owned sports lifestyle brand Hurley. He has also worked as president of VF Corp's North American outdoor business, president of the North Face and led the sportswear division at Columbia Sportswear Company.
"We are thrilled Mike has agreed to join Eddie Bauer," said Josh Olshansky, managing director of Golden Gate Capital, the majority owner of Eddie Bauer.
"He is a proven leader with more than three decades of highly relevant sportswear, outdoor and specialty retail experience, and brings to Eddie Bauer an exceptional track record of growing brands, delivering strong operating performance and generating excellent financial results."
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