Columbia Sportswear Company is promoting Thomas B Cusick to the position of vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer from 23 January.

Mr Cusick has worked at Columbia Sportswear since 2002, most recently holding the post of chief accounting officer.

Cusick fills the position previously held by Bryan L Timm, who was promoted in May 2008 to serve as Columbia's chief operating officer and was named executive vice president in October 2008.