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(Irvine, CA) July 11, 2011: Fox announces that Bill Bussiere has joined the company as CFO. Fox veteran Gary Mesdjian will transition toward retirement after 16 years of dedication, as Bussiere steps into the role of Chief Financial Officer.
The addition of Bussiere is a key part of Fox transforming its infrastructure, as it positions itself to continue to grow to the next level globally.
“Bill’s is an experienced industry executive who is exactly what we were looking for to help lead Fox’s growth, and manage this critical responsibility,” said Fox CEO Pete Fox. “His enthusiasm is very motivating. I am eager to begin working with him on developing the strategic and financial initiatives that will shape Fox’s future. This is the beginning of the next phase of Fox’s evolution.”
Bill was most recently President & CFO of La Jolla Group, and his earlier experience includes: 11 years as CFO of Quiksilver Americas, and CFO of Patagonia.
“I'm very excited to join Fox who's heritage is unmatched, but more importantly who's future is unbelievably bright. I'm proud to be a part of an executive team who are all dedicated to growing the Company on a global scale,” said Bill.
The move also reunites Bill and Fox Board of Directors member Nick Adcock, who worked closely together when Bill was CFO of Quiksilver Americas and Nick was Global President, DC Shoes.
About Fox Head, Inc.
Fox has been a global leader in performance action sports apparel since 1974. For three decades, the Fox Head logo has been recognized as a brand synonymous with quality and innovation making Fox the # 1 apparel brand in the motocross industry around the world. The company that helped put motocross on the map also designs, produces and distributes clothing, accessories and related products to over 50 countries to meet the growing demands of the action sports lifestyle. www.foxhead.com