PORTLAND, Oregon, January 12, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM), a leading innovator in outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and gear, today announced the appointment of Jim Beeman as vice president of sales in the United States for the Columbia brand.
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Jim Beeman, Vice President, U.S. Sales, Columbia Brand (Photo: Business Wire)
In this role, Jim will report to Tim Sheerin, Senior Vice President, Global Wholesale, Columbia Brand. Wholesale in the United States is a core business of the Columbia brand, and Jim brings extensive leadership experience in this area.
“Jim has led multiple teams at Nike and driven significant growth in support of large integrated wholesale partnerships, led category brand marketing and retail brand marketing, as well as product-based teams. territory in wholesale, digital and direct,” Mr. Sheerin said.
“We couldn’t be happier to have a leader of Jim’s caliber join Columbia Sportswear,” said Joe Boyle, President of Columbia Brand. “We are thrilled to have his energy and enthusiasm for the outdoor industry within the Columbia brand.”
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.com, and prana.com.
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Marie Ellen Glynn
Senior Director, Corporate Communications
Columbia sportswear company