Crocs, Inc. and Its Chief Legal and Administrative Officer Honored as Silver Stevie® Award Winners in 2013 American Business

  Crocs, Inc. and Its Chief Legal and Administrative Officer Honored as Silver
  Stevie® Award Winners in 2013 American Business Awards℠

Business Wire

NIWOT, Colo. -- June 24, 2013

Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX), the global footwear leader known for bringing
comfort to the world’s feet, was presented with two Silver Stevie® Awards at
the 11^th Annual American Business Awards in Chicago on June 17, 2013. Crocs
was honored with Silver Stevies for Company of the Year - Consumer Products –
Durables and also saw chief legal and administrative officer Dan Hart receive
the award for Human Resources Executive of the Year. Additionally, Crocs’
Chief Product Officer, Dale Bathum, is also named as a finalist for the
Stevie’s Product Development Executive of the Year with winners announced this

“Both of these awards highlight the innovation and hard work of our global
teams and the commitment of Dan Hart to help Crocs achieve the success we have
experienced over the past 11 years,” said John McCarvel, president and chief
executive officer of Crocs. “The success of our business can be traced back to
our more than 4,000 global employees, who are led by our accomplished and
passionate executive team. They are truly deserving of this honor and I am
grateful for their continued dedication to the success of Crocs.”

As chief legal and administrative officer, Dan Hart oversees all legal and
human resources functions for Crocs and its 4,500 employees in more than 90
countries. While Hart’s accomplishments have been diverse and far-reaching
during his tenure with Crocs, last year Crocs rolled out the most impactful
human resources initiative to-date with the development and implementation of
its global Talent Management Program (TMP). Although operating in a highly
complex global environment posed challenges for developing a cohesive program,
Hart recognized the value of designing a singular TMP infrastructure to serve
all employees.

“At Crocs, we’re working to provide employees with a clear line of sight to
their achievement of business goals,” said Hart. “It is important for us to
help develop leaders from within and foster creative growth throughout the

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program.
More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually
every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of
Stevie Award categories. “This year’s American Business Awards was outsized in
every way,” said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder and president. “More
entries and more judges than ever before, and I’d have to say the most
impressive collection of nominations we’ve ever received. We congratulate all
of this year’s Stevie winners for their outstanding work.”

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award
winners who were announced on June 17 are available at

About Crocs, Inc.

Crocs, Inc. is a world leader in innovative casual footwear for men, women and
children. Crocs offers several distinct shoe collections with more than 300
four-season footwear styles. All Crocs™ shoes feature Croslite™ material, a
proprietary, revolutionary technology that gives each pair of shoes the soft,
comfortable, lightweight, non-marking and odor-resistant qualities that Crocs
fans know and love. Crocs fans "Get Crocs Comfort Inside" every pair of shoes,
from the iconic clog to new sneakers, sandals, boots and heels. Since its
inception in 2002, Crocs has sold more than 200 million pairs of shoes in more
than 90 countries around the world. The brand celebrated reaching $1 billion
in annual sales in 2011.

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About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards,
The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business,
and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the
Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this year. Honoring organizations of
all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize
outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the
Stevie Awards at


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