Edwin Lewis, chairman & CEO of Marolina Outdoor Inc. has announced Pete Angle (pictured) will move from his position as chief marketing officer to serve as the company’s president. In addition, Mike Cottell, executive vice president of manufacturing and supply chain will become chief operations officer.
Lewis also named Chris Russell as vice president of marketing for Huk and Nomad.
Angle will be instrumental in charting the path for continued growth and expanding the Marolina Outdoor brands. Angle most recently served as chief marketing officer, where he was responsible for all areas of strategic marketing and the direct-to-consumer business for all brands. In his professional life, he also has served in marketing roles for Plano Synergy, O. F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., and Under Armour.
Cottell is an apparel industry vet who has more than 40-years’ experience leading global teams across multiple brands to bring trend-right, quality products to consumers. With his leadership, Marolina looks to strengthen relationships, improve execution with a renewed focus on long-term success. Cottel previously served as senior vice president of Ralph Lauren.
Russell will be responsible for the executive management of all marketing and brand strategies. Russell recently served as marketing director at Plano Synergy, where he was responsible for all strategic marketing and campaign execution for Plano and Frabill. In his professional life, Russell also has served in marketing roles for Shimano America and Eagle Claw Fishing.