Boardriders Names Dave Tanner as CEO
He will take over effective immediately from Pierre Agnes whose sailboat was lost at sea last week. Tanner has been working as chief turnaround officer at Boardriders, but he had already been scheduled to take over from Agnes when the transaction combining Boardriders and Billabong closes this Spring. In other news, Thomas Chambolle, the current CFO, will take on additional responsibility as interim president of the EMEA region, suggesting that a search for a permanent successor is being conducted. Greg Healy is confirmed as president of the APAC region.
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