Cooley Moves to K2 Technical Apparel Platform

The Technical Apparel Platform of K2, Inc. (TAP) announces the appointment of Marmot veteran John Cooley to the new position of Director of Strategy Development for TAP, effective November 15, 2006.

SANTA ROSA, CA – The Technical Apparel Platform of K2, Inc. (TAP) announces the appointment of Marmot veteran John Cooley to the new position of Director of Strategy Development for TAP, effective November 15, 2006.

The Technical Apparel Platform of K2, or TAP, consists of the Marmot, Ex Officio, K2 Snow, Marker and Volkl brands. Cooley will be responsible for developing and monitoring cross-business-unit assessments, opportunities and markets of the T.A.P. brands, including supply chain and community sustainability programs.

Mark Martin, President of T.A.P., commented, “The appointment of this new position signals T.A.P.'s need to expand its executive leadership to support and leverage our growing portfolio of global brands, customers, and promising market leadership opportunities.”

About the Technical Apparel Platform of K2, Inc.
The Technical Apparel Platform of K2, Inc. operates under K2 Inc. (NYSE: KTO) a premier, branded consumer products company with a portfolio of leading brands including Marmot, Rawlings, Worth, Shakespeare, Pflueger, Brass Eagle, Worr Games, Stearns, Volkl, Marker, K2, Ride, Olin, Morrow, Tubbs, Atlas, Ex Officio, Planet Earth, Adio and Hawk. K2's diversified mix of products is used primarily in team and individual sports activities such as baseball, softball, fishing, paintball, water sports activities, alpine skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, in-line skating, camping, trekking, skate boarding, and mountain biking.



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