Stan Mavis is to join ASICS as vice president of apparel and accessories. He has more than 20 years experience as an executive in the sporting goods industry and as an athlete, the company said in a press release. Mavis' experience in technical product development and product positioning is well regarded in the active sportswear industry. His experience has been achieved through many noted sportswear brands in the industry, including Frank Shorter Running Gear, Hind and the co-founding of Pearl Izumi in the USA in 1989.