GOLETA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2009--Teva(R) (a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation NASDAQGS: DECK) is
proud to announce the hiring of Joel Heath as Global Marketing
Director. Heath is the 4th addition to
Teva's Management Team within the last 10 months. Heath joins a team
that includes Global Product Director, Juerg Geser (March '08), Domestic
Sales Vice President, Jake Brandman (September '08), Product Development
Director, Tony Macey (September '08) and Business Manager, Nicole Peters.
In his new role, Heath will report directly to Pete Worley, Teva
Brand President. "Joel is the final piece of the pie", said
Worley. "The addition of Joel represents a huge step in the
ongoing evolution of the Teva Brand. I expect great things from
Heath was a natural pick for Teva. Most recently, he was
President/CEO and Founder of Untraditional Marketing, based in Vail, CO.
During his 7 years there, Heath orchestrated all company efforts,
including the creation and running of the Teva Mountain Games, where
he worked closely with members of Teva's Product and Marketing Teams.
Prior to that, Heath worked with the Vail Valley Tourism and Convention
Bureau, where he left the organization as Vice President of Visitor
Earning a BS in Business Administration from the University of Redlands,
Joel graduated as the number one student in the Business School.
"It is an honor to have the opportunity to come inside a brand I have
admired for so long." said Heath. "A new frontier for the outdoors is on
the horizon and I am looking forward to an epic journey."
Heath and his family will be relocating to Santa Barbara, CA and will
begin working with Teva starting in mid-January 2009.
For more information on Teva please contact Jaime Eschette, Teva Public
Relations at 805-967-7611 x178 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deckers Outdoor Corporation strives to be a premier lifestyle
marketer that builds niche brands into global market leaders by
designing and marketing innovative, functional and fashion-oriented
footwear developed for both high performance outdoor activities and
everyday casual lifestyle use. Teva(R), Simple(R) Shoes, UGG(R) Australia,
TSUBO(R), and Deckers(R) Brand are registered trademarks of Deckers Outdoor
CONTACT: Teva Public Relations
Jaime Eschette, 800-433-2537 x 178
Source: Deckers Outdoor Corporation