Headsweats Names CEO

Headsweats, a leader in high performance headwear, named of industry veteran, Jim Heese, as Chief Executive Officer.

In this role, Heese will provide strategic development and guidance to sales and marketing initiatives including factory production, product development, brand positioning and more. He will lead the brand out of the Boulder, Colorado headquarters.

“Jim is an incredibly talented communicator with a proven track record of success,” said Ines Marchione, Head of Marketing at Headsweats. “His extensive background in the outdoor and consumer space, along with his values of culture and well-being, makes him a natural fit for the Headsweats team. We know Headsweats will continue gaining momentum under his leadership and direction. We’re thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

Heese joins Headsweats from Exxel Outdoors, where he served as chief marketing officer and most recently, executive vice president. As EVP at Exxel Outdoors he managed brands including Compass 360, Serta Airbeds, Instabed, X20, and owned relationships with retailers including Walmart, Target and Dick’s Sporting Goods.

He also brings extensive industry experience to his new position as the founder and president of Pactimo, the first custom cycling apparel brand to go fully digital and embrace e-commerce.