February 28, 2015 1:10 PM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of Timberland LLC

Company Overview

Timberland LLC engages in the design, development, marketing, and distribution of footwear, apparel, and accessories products for men, women, and children in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company offers basic, premium, and sports boots comprising hikers; and handsewn oxfords, boat shoes, and casual footwear. It also provides outdoor performance footwear for outdoor recreationalists and enthusiasts for outdoor adventures. The company’s apparel products line includes outdoor adventure and outdoor leisure, and sports apparel for men, women, and kids. In addition, it offers a range of accessories products, such as packs and travel gear, women’s handbags, belts, wallets, socks, headwear, g...

200 Domain Drive

Stratham, NH 03885

United States

Founded in 1952

5,600 Employees





Key Executives for Timberland LLC

Interim Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 54
Chairman of VF Corporation and Chief Executive Officer of VF Corporation
Age: 58
President of Smartwool and General Manager of Smartwool
Coalition President of Outdoor Americas for VF
Age: 51
President of EMEA
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Timberland LLC Key Developments

Timberland Announces Executive Changes

Timberland announced that Stewart Whitney has been promoted to brand president effective October 5, 2014. Whitney, who has successfully led Timberland's growth in the Asia Pacific region since 2008, will report to Patrik Frisk, who has held the position since the brand's 2011 acquisition by VF Corporation. Whitney is currently vice president and managing director for the Timberland and Napapijri brands in Asia. Replacing Whitney in Asia will be John Gearing, who joined VF's Asia Pacific business in 2011 and has most recently served as vice president and managing director, direct to consumer and multi-channel development. Gearing's new role is vice president and managing director, Timberland and Sportswear VF, Asia Pacific. Timberland veteran Lisa Demarkis, previously global vice president of footwear, assumes a newly created role of global vice president of product, overseeing footwear and apparel product creation. Chris Pawlus, senior global creative director has been promoted to vice president, global product creative director and will now oversee both footwear and apparel. And Jeff Thompson, vice president, global footwear product development, is promoted to vice president of footwear, with responsibility for product management, development, engineering, materials and costing.

Timberland Announces Executive Changes

Timberland announced the promotion of Timo Schmidt-Eisenhart following the retirement of Richard O'Rourke as Senior Vice President of International. Timo Schmidt- Eisenhart becomes President of Timberland EMEA, the newly formed top position under the VF Corporation management. The promotion is effective immediately. He will be reporting directly to Karl Heinz Salzburger, Vice President VF Corporation and Group President International. Schmidt--Eisenhart has been with the VF group since 2007, working on the Timberland brand since June 2012.

TBL Recommends Final Dividend Payable on April 30, 2013

TBL has announced that the company’s Directors will be recommending to the shareholders at the upcoming annual general meeting, the payment of a final dividend of 20 Butus per share for the 2012 financial year. All shareholders registered in the books of the company at the close of business on April 18, 2013 will qualify for the final dividend. The register of shareholders will be closed on April 19, 2013. Ex-dividend date has been set as April 16, 2013. The final dividend will be paid on April 30, 2013.

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