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Outdoor financials: Under Armour names Lands' End exec as president, plus Collective Brands

Under Armour named a former Lands' End exec as president, and Collective Brands named a new board member.
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Under Armour names Lands' End exec as president

Under Armour (NYSE: UA) said David McCreight has been named president and will be responsible for long-term growth strategy development. The company's current president, Kevin Plank, will continue as CEO and chairman.

McCreight will report to Plank when he takes on his new post in September.

McCreight was formerly with Lands' End, joining in 2003, and then became president of the Sears Holdings subsidiary two years later. Sears said it is starting a formal search to find a replacement.

Collective Brands names new board member

Collective Brands (NYSE: PSS), parent of Saucony and Hind, said it named Matthew Ouimet to its board of directors.

Ouimet's term expires in 2011. With his appointment, the Collective Brands board now consists of 10 directors, including nine independent directors.

Ouimet is president of the hotel group for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide and previously spent 17 years at Walt Disney Co.

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