Amer Sports Corporation
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January 19, 2016 at 7.00 p.m.
Change in Amer Sports structure and leadership team
Amer Sports Corporation is simplifying its structure with President & CEO Heikki Takala assuming direct responsibility for the company’s Apparel business unit and the Arc’teryx brand. Mr Vincent Wauters, who has been the President of Apparel and member of the Executive Board is leaving Amer Sports to pursue his career outside of the company.
“Apparel and particularly Arc’teryx are a key acceleration pillar for Amer Sports, and we want to ensure growth and improvement through a direct reporting to the CEO”, says Heikki Takala, President & CEO of Amer Sports. “I want to thank Vincent Wauters for his contribution to the company over the past eight years.”
For further information, please contact:
Heikki Takala, President and CEO, tel. +358 20 712 2510
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
Amer Sports (www.amersports.com) is a sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Precor, Suunto and Mavic. The company’s technically advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The Group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange (AMEAS).