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Tinkess to exit RVCA and the Billabong Group

Tinkess to exit RVCA and the Billabong Group

March 14, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Top Billabong Group executive Mark Tinkess is departing the company after 13 years, Shop-eat-surf has confirmed.
Billabong hires Mark Weber for key role

Billabong hires Mark Weber for key role

March 07, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Billabong makes a big hire for the Billabong brand by adding a former senior executive at Hurley.
Americas woes temper Billabong results

Americas woes temper Billabong results

February 20, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Lots of information emerged during Billabong's half-year earnings conference call including results by region, Sector 9's change in course, strategy update, marketing plans, more.
Billabong names new global president of Billabong brand, announces other staffing changes

Billabong names new global president of Billabong brand, announces other staffing changes

February 20, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Billabong detailed a long list of new hires during an earnings call, and some positions it is looking to fill.
RVCA's Pat Tenore on what's next for RVCA

RVCA's Pat Tenore on what's next for RVCA

February 13, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
We followed up with RVCA Founder Pat Tenore to find out more about his decision to stay with the brand and to find out about what’s next for RVCA.

Jack Robinson joins Team Billabong

February 10, 2014 Press Releases
More Billabong personnel updates and news

More Billabong personnel updates and news

February 07, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
We learned about a few more changes and updates in the Billabong executive ranks yesterday.
Billabong signs Tenore to new contract, reviews Swell, SurfStitch, completes sale of West 49

Billabong signs Tenore to new contract, reviews Swell, SurfStitch, completes sale of West 49

February 06, 2014 PRESS RELEASE
Billabong announces several developments as the turnaround strategy of CEO Neil Fiske gets underway.
Billabong Europe GM outlines priorities for the region

Billabong Europe GM outlines priorities for the region

February 04, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
A talk with Jean-Louis Rodrigues about the new strategy for Europe, including two key positions they are looking to fill.
Billabong shareholders pass key measures in support of turnaround plan

Billabong shareholders pass key measures in support of turnaround plan

January 30, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
Billabong CEO Neil Fiske explains what it means for the company's turnaround now that shareholders approved the resolutions at a special meeting Thursday in Australia.
Former Roxy executive to lead Billabong Women's

Former Roxy executive to lead Billabong Women's

January 06, 2014 Tiffany Montgomery
New Billabong CEO Neil Fiske beefs up his executive team by naming a global leader for Billabong Women's - a former top Roxy executive.
More details on new Billabong strategy

More details on new Billabong strategy

December 11, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
CEO Neil Fiske provided specifics about his plan during a press conference. Details about merchandising, company structure, plans for multi-brand retail, narrowing the brand portfolio, a company restructure, new positions, marketing changes, more.
Billabong's new plan: Fewer, bigger, better

Billabong's new plan: Fewer, bigger, better

December 09, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
New Billabong CEO Neil Fiske announces major changes to Billabong's strategy including a new plan for brands and for its multi-brand retail and e-commerce businesses.
Billabong sales rep departs for Vissla

Billabong sales rep departs for Vissla

December 02, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
Another Billabong associate exits to join Paul Naude's new brands.
West 49 sold to fast fashion retailer

West 49 sold to fast fashion retailer

November 04, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
Details about the deal, including the sale price, and other Billabong developments.
Billabong Women's collaborates with fashion forward 4th and Bleeker

Billabong Women's collaborates with fashion forward 4th and Bleeker

October 10, 2013 Jennifer Zerrer
New York fashion blogger Alex Spencer of 4th and Bleeker teamed up with Billabong for a new collection. Billabong Women's Design Director Allison Roberts fills us in on the line, how it will be marketed and what accounts will carry it.
Billabong names new Acting Americas President

Billabong names new Acting Americas President

October 07, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
New CEO Neil Fiske looks inside the company for an Acting Americas President.
Billabong's VP of Sales exits

Billabong's VP of Sales exits

October 02, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
Long time top sales executive Richard Sanders departs from Billabong's Americas division. We check in with him and with Billabong's corporate headquarters.
Billabong appoints Acting Europe General Manager

Billabong appoints Acting Europe General Manager

September 26, 2013 Press Release
New CEO Neil Fiske is traveling to regional Billabong offices around the world, and while in Europe selected an acting general manager.
Billabong Europe GM departs to Columbia Sportswear

Billabong Europe GM departs to Columbia Sportswear

September 25, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
A top Billabong executive moves to a competitor in the outdoor space.
Scott Olivet comments on Billabong decision

Scott Olivet comments on Billabong decision

September 19, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
We reached Scott Olivet last night and asked him to comment on the news that he would not become CEO of Billabong after months of working with teams there.
Billabong picks Centerbridge/Oaktree, Olivet will not become CEO

Billabong picks Centerbridge/Oaktree, Olivet will not become CEO

September 18, 2013 Tiffany Montgomery
In the latest twist, Billabong says its not going with Altamont after all and partners with Centerbridge and Oaktree.