PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM), a global leader in the design, supply, marketing and distribution of outdoor, active and everyday apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment, announced today that its board of directors had appointed Christiana Smith Shi as a director and member of its audit committee, effective July 8, 2022.
Ms. Shi is a Principal at Lovejoy Advisors, LLC, an advisory firm focused on the digital transformation of consumer and retail businesses, which she founded in 2016. Previously, she served as President, Direct-to- Consumer at Nike, Inc. from 2013. until 2016 after holding various positions from 2010.
Ms. Shi serves on the Board of Directors, Governance and People Committee and Compensation Committee of Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDLZ). Ms. Shi also serves on the board of directors, the compensation and human capital committee and the risk committee of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS).
“We are delighted to have Christiana join our Board of Directors,” said Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tim Boyle. “Christiana’s deep experience in direct-to-consumer selling will be a tremendous asset to our board as we seek to grow this part of our business.”
About Columbia Sportswear Company
Columbia Sportswear Company has assembled a portfolio of brands for active living, making it a global industry leader in active lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories and gear. Founded in 1938 in Portland, Oregon, the company’s brands are now sold in approximately 90 countries. In addition to the Columbia® brand, Columbia Sportswear Company also owns the Mountain Hardwear®, SOREL® and prAna® brands. For more information, please visit the company’s websites at www.columbia.com, www.mountainhardwear.com, www.SOREL.comand prana.com.