PORTLAND, Oregon – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM), a leading innovator in active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and gear, today announced that it has appointed Jim Beeman as Vice President of State Sales United for the Columbia brand.
In this role, Jim will report to Tim Sheerin, Senior Vice President, Global Wholesale, Columbia Brand. Wholesale in the United States is the core business of the Columbia brand, and Jim brings a wealth of leadership experience in this area.
“Jim has led multiple teams at Nike and generated significant growth by supporting large integrated wholesale partnerships, Category Brand Marketing and Retail Brand Marketing, as well as Territory teams in the sales areas. basically, digital and direct, ”said Mr. Sheerin.
“We couldn’t be happier to have a leader of Jim’s caliber join Columbia Sportswear,” said Joe Boyle, president of Columbia Brand. “We are thrilled to have his energy and enthusiasm for the outdoor industry under the Columbia brand. ”
About Columbia Sportswear Company:
Columbia Sportswear Company has assembled a portfolio of brands for an active lifestyle, making it a leader in the global industry of active lifestyle clothing, footwear, accessories and gear. Founded in 1938 in Portland, Oregon, the company’s brands are sold in approximately 90 countries today. In addition to the Columbia® brand, Columbia Sportswear Company also owns the Mountain Hardwear®, SOREL® and prAna® brands. For more information, please visit the company’s websites at www.columbia.com, www.mountainhardwear.com, www.SOREL.com and www.prana.com.