For Immediate Release
Contact: Jaime Eschette, Teva Public Relations
Phone: 800-433-2537 x 178
Teva Amps Up Product Team With Two New Hires
Goleta, Calif. (August 24, 2007) â€“ Teva (a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation NASDAQ: DECK) is proud to announce the hire of two new product team members, Jill Saunders and Darren Howard. In their new roles at Teva, Jill and Darren will bring new energy, excitement and inspiration to the Teva brand.
Jill Saunders joins Teva in her new role as Product Line Manager of the â€œGOâ€ product category. Teva â€œGOâ€ focuses on the travel lifestyle of the outdoor athlete and offers product ease, versatility and comfort. Jill's past experience as Global Product Manager in the Sport Lifestyle Footwear division at Reebok International Ltd. will offer her new team further insight into the development of lifestyle product.
Darren Howard joins Teva footwear in his new role as Associate Product Line Manager. In his role Darren will work to support the product team while he continues his growth in the footwear industry. After receiving his BA at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs, CO, Darren brings over 7 years of experience and carries a natural born passion for the industry.
In the near term, Jill and Darren will report directly to Teva Brand President, Pete Worley.
â€œAt the end of the day, product drives the Industry, and everything else we do is icing on the cake. Great product starts with great planning. To that end, we have taken steps to add to, and strengthen our product-planning group. I expect Teva to be a leading product innovator in the Outdoor Industry for years to come, and I think we've added two bright individuals who will help me realize that expectation.â€ Says Pete Worley, Teva Brand President
For more information on Teva please contact Jaime Eschette, Teva Public Relations at 805-967-7611 x178 or via email at email@example.com
Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NASDAQ: DECK) builds niche products into global lifestyle brands by designing and marketing innovative, functional and fashion-oriented footwear, developed for both high performance outdoor activities and everyday casual lifestyle use. The Company's products are offered under the Teva, Simple and Ugg brand names.