Quiksilver Announces Senior Management Additions, Changes

  Quiksilver Announces Senior Management Additions, Changes

                  Tom Hartge Named Global Head of Footwear;
             Kasey Mazzone Appointed Global Head of Supply Chain;
        Pierre Agnes Assumes Additional Role as Global Head of Apparel

Business Wire

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- March 4, 2013

Quiksilver, Inc. (NYSE:ZQK) today announced the appointments of Tom Hartge as
Global Head of Footwear and Kasey Mazzone as Global Head of Supply Chain. The
additions to the team are part of a larger senior management reorganization,
which includes Pierre Agnes, President of Quiksilver Europe, assuming the
additional role as Global Head of Apparel, and the Company recruiting for a
Chief Marketing Officer position.

“We are centralizing key functions and responsibilities across Quiksilver,
Roxy and DC in order to strengthen our brands, grow sales and drive
operational efficiencies,” said Andy Mooney, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Quiksilver, Inc. “Both Tom and Kasey bring world class expertise to
their respective roles, as well as extensive experience with global brands.
These appointments, along with Pierre’s new role and the addition of a Chief
Marketing Officer, will make our company more competitive and are key elements
in our evolution from a regional management structure to a global structure
with experienced leaders guiding each key functional area of the company.”

Hartge, 56, is a veteran of the footwear industry. During a 28-year career at
Nike, Inc., which spanned 1981 to 2009, Hartge helped lead the company’s
highly successful running shoe business. He held a number of senior level
positions in product marketing, merchandising, general management, advanced
research and design, and corporate and business philanthropy. As Nike’s Global
Brand Director, Hartge collaborated with Nike’s Beijing Olympics group and
Nike Plus team to synergize the company’s Running business. Earlier, he was
Creative Director, Advanced Initiatives. Before that, he was Director,
Emerging Markets; Footwear General Manager, Americas Region; and Director
Footwear Merchandising, Europe. More recently, he served as an advisor to
Patagonia, Inc.’s footwear division. In this role, Hartge acted as liaison
between Patagonia Footwear and Wolverine World Wide, the global licensor of
Patagonia footwear, to collaborate and align product initiatives, brand
stories and business goals.

Mazzone, 52, has more than 20 years of global supply chain experience across
multiple product categories and distribution channels. Prior to joining
Quiksilver, she was Senior Vice President, Global Sourcing for Lands’ End,
where she was responsible for product development, sourcing, technical design,
quality and logistics. Earlier, Mazzone was Senior Vice President, Production
& Sourcing for American Eagle Outfitters, where she developed an international
vendor base and managed internal product development, and before that held
senior management positions in sourcing for Gap, Inc. Between 1991 and 2004,
Mazzone held various positions with increasing responsibility at Levi Strauss
& Co., ultimately serving as Vice President, Asia and Africa Sourcing Region.
In these roles, she managed all sourcing, product development, inventory and
supply planning, supplier development, quality assurance and social
compliance, and achieved meaningful cost reductions and improved inventory
turns while maintaining customer fill expectations.

About Quiksilver:

Quiksilver, Inc. is one of the world’s leading outdoor sports lifestyle
companies. Quiksilver designs, produces and distributes a diversified mix of
branded apparel, footwear and accessories. The company’s apparel and footwear
brands, inspired by the passion for outdoor action sports, represent a casual
lifestyle for young-minded people who connect with its boardriding culture and
heritage. The company’s Quiksilver, Roxy, DC, Lib Tech and Hawk brands are
synonymous with the heritage and culture of surfing, skateboarding and
snowboarding. The company’s products are sold in over 90 countries in a wide
range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its
proprietary Boardriders Club shops and other company-owned retail stores,
other specialty stores, select department stores and through various
e-commerce channels. Quiksilver’s corporate headquarters are in Huntington
Beach, California.

Forward looking statements:

This press release contains forward-looking statements including but not
limited to statements regarding the company’s three core long-term initiatives
and other future activities. These forward-looking statements are subject to
risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially. Please
refer to Quiksilver’s SEC filings for more information on the risk factors
that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations, and
specifically the sections titled “Risk Factors” and “Forward-Looking
Statements” in Quiksilver’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports
on Form 10-Q.

NOTE: For further information about Quiksilver, Inc., please visit our website
at www.quiksilverinc.com. We also invite you to explore our brand sites,
www.quiksilver.com, www.roxy.com, www.dcshoes.com, www.lib-tech.com and


Quiksilver, Inc.
Robert Jaffe
Investor Relations
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