Crocs, Inc. Appoints Greg Sullivan Americas General Manager
NIWOT, Colo., Oct. 15, 2013
NIWOT, Colo., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) today
announced that former Walmart executive Greg Sullivan has been appointed
general manager of Crocs' Americas region, which includes all of North
America, Central America and South America. In this role, Sullivan will be
responsible for managing the region's day-to-day operations, including
overseeing sales, marketing, finance and human resources functions, as well as
the region's wholesale, internet and direct-to-consumer channels.
"Greg's deep retail and operations experience, combined with his proven track
record of driving sustained, profitable growth, make him the ideal candidate
to lead our Americas team," said John McCarvel, president and chief executive
officer of Crocs. "As head of our largest region, Greg will play a key role in
continuing to evolve and expand the Crocs brand and business in our retail,
direct to consumer and wholesale Americas channels.
Prior to joining Crocs, Sullivan spent 20 years at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Most
recently, Sullivan served as senior vice president of operations for Walmart's
Southeast division, where he oversaw total store operations, real estate
strategy and profit and loss accountability for the region's 345 stores and
110,000 associates. Sullivan was heavily involved in the development and
implementation of Walmart's new urban and rural formats, designed to grow
market share and profitability.
Sullivan received his MBA from the University of Denver as well as a
bachelor's degree in business from the University of Washington.
"Crocs is a strong brand with loyal consumers and exciting growth potential,"
said Sullivan. "I look forward to helping the brand continue to expand its
already extensive footprint in the Americas region, while providing consumers
with comfortable, colorful, fun and innovative footwear."
To learn more about Crocs or to find a Crocs store near you, visit Crocs.com.
About Crocs, Inc.
Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) is a world leader in innovative casual footwear for
men, women and children with more than $1 billion in annual revenue. The
company 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
wearers know and love. Crocs fans "Get Crocs 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.
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