Quiksilver Names Bernd Beetz to Board of Directors

  Quiksilver Names Bernd Beetz to Board of Directors

Business Wire

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- May 13, 2014

Quiksilver, Inc. (NYSE:ZQK) today announced the appointment of Bernd Beetz to
its Board of Directors, effective May 13, 2014. The company’s Board will
consist of nine members, seven of whom will be independent directors,
including Beetz.

Beetz, 63, most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Coty Inc., a
global beauty products company. During his 11-year tenure at Coty, he grew
revenues from $1.3 billion to $4.7 billion, expanded the company’s presence to
135 worldwide markets, built its pipeline and added significant brands to its
portfolio. Prior to joining Coty, Beetz oversaw the Perfume and Cosmetics
division at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, where he led the House of
Christian Dior as President and CEO. Before that, he spent more than 20 years
at Procter and Gamble (P&G), serving in a variety of senior management roles,
including Managing Director of P&G’s businesses in Switzerland, Italy, Turkey
and Germany, European President of Paper and European President of the Health
& Beauty brand businesses. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of St.
John Knits, Inc. and as a member of the supervisory board of Douglas Holding
AG. He previously served as a Director of Coty Inc., Maidenform Brands, Inc.
and SSL International.

“Bernd brings a strong brand marketing background, combined with exceptional
strategic and operational expertise, especially in the areas of acquisitions
and licensing,” said Andy Mooney, President and Chief Executive Officer of
Quiksilver, Inc. “His global perspective and deep experience with some of the
most recognized and respected consumer products companies in the world will be
enormously helpful as we continue to strengthen and broaden our three flagship
brands.”

About Quiksilver:

Quiksilver, Inc., one of the world’s leading outdoor sports lifestyle
companies, designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and
accessories. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, inspired by a 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, and DC brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf,
snow and skate. The Company’s products are sold in more than 100 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. The Company’s corporate headquarters are in Huntington
Beach, California.

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 and www.dcshoes.com.

Contact:

for Quiksilver, Inc.
Robert Jaffe
Investor Relations
424-288-4098
zqk@quiksilver.com
 
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