Living The Dream: Billabong's U.S. Chief Quits to `Surf More'

  • Ed Leasure resigns after nine years with surfwear maker
  • Lifelong surfer made boards in his Florida garage in 1972

Ed Leasure, Billabong International president for the Americas, right, with Billabong CEO Neil Fiske.

Source: Shop-Eat-Surf via Billabong

Some executives claim they’re quitting to spend more time with their family. Others cite personal reasons. Not Ed Leasure, Billabong International Ltd.’s president for the Americas.

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