Did you hear?... Chris Licata to resign from Salomon

Chris Licata, Salomon's North American VP and director of sales and a 12-year veteran of the company, has announced he is resigning effective July 31.

Chris Licata, Salomon's North American VP and director of sales and a 12-year veteran of the company, has announced he is resigning effective July 31. According to Licata, his decision was difficult but rooted strongly in the fact he and his family wish to return to the East Coast where their close friends and family reside. No announcement has been made as to who will take over for Licata.


Did you hear?... Kelly Stone to resign from Cascade

Kelly Stone, director of sales at Cascade Designs Inc., since March 2000, has resigned effective July 1 to pursue travel opportunities and other personal interests. "I've had a dream for many years to take a break from my career. The time has come to fulfill this dream, and so I ...read more

Did you hear?... Sam Davidson of The Access Fund to resign

The Access Fund has announced that Sam Davidson will resign as executive director after one year in the position so that he can spend more time in California with his family. Davidson has been with the Access Fund since its inception in 1990. Formerly the Senior Policy Analyst, ...read more

Did you hear?... Ed Howell resigns

Ed Howell, EMS president, and CEO, has resigned. EMS, which has a policy of not speaking to the press under any circumstances, issued the following statement: "We regret to inform you that Ed Howell, president & CEO of Eastern Mountain Sports, has resigned from his position and ...read more

Did you hear?... Tom Andrews resigns from Watermark Gear and joins TracRac

Tom Andrews has resigned as national sales manager from Watermark Gear and has begun working for TracRac -- www.tracrac.com. Duncan Robins, president of Watermark Gear, told SNEWS®, "Tom's departure is all very friendly and we wish him nothing but the very best and are excited ...read more

Did you hear?... Troy Ballard to leave Salomon

Troy Ballard's last day at Salomon is this Friday. He has accepted a position with a company called Ripcurl and will be moving to Australia in January where he will be the company's Chairman of Mountain Wear -- a global position overseeing its ski and snowboard outerwear ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?...

>> The Super Show rolled out the red carpet for tens of thousands of attendees from around the world in Orlando, Fla., on its opening day Monday, Jan. 12, with special guest appearances by the likes of Sammy Sosa, and aisles that although slow-to-fill began steadily moving by ...read more

Did you hear?... Michael Adams promoted to Senior VP and Director Hardgoods at Salomon

Michael Adams has been promoted to Senior VP and Director Hardgoods at Salomon. The new part for Adams is the "Senior VP" bit, which essentially adds organizational and special project responsibilities to his plate of directing alpine, winter outdoor and in-line skating for the ...read more

Did you hear?... Chris Hipgrave to join Bell Canoe Works

Chris Hipgrave, formerly of Watermark Sports, will be joining Bell Canoe Works as the company's Southeast sales rep effective July 1. Hipgrave is an accomplished paddler, and represented Dagger and Watermark Sports for nearly seven years. He is a member of the U.S. Wildwater ...read more

Faulkner Resigns From Arc'Teryx

Jayson Faulkner, Arc'Teryx vice president of international, is resigning effective March 28, and will be joining treetop canopy walkway company GreenHeart International as a partner to assist with business development. Faulkner, who turned in his notice to the company only 10 ...read more