GOLETA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Deckers Brands (NYSE:DECK), a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories, today announced the appointment of Stefano Caroti as Omni-Channel President, effective November 2, 2015. In this role, Mr. Caroti will oversee all aspects of the company's Omni-Channel operations for all brands and report directly to Dave Powers, President of Deckers Brands.
"We are delighted to welcome Stefano to the Deckers family," said Powers. "He has a strong track record of successfully running multichannel businesses for global brands. I am confident that he is the right person to lead our Omni-Channel division and help take our customer-centric business model to the next level."
Prior to joining Deckers, Mr. Caroti spent 23 years at Nike, serving in multiple leaderships roles, including Vice President and General Manager, Footwear of Nike's EMEA region before being promoted to Vice President and General Manager, EMEA Commerce where he headed up the EMEA sales and retail divisions with revenues of $5 billion. Mr. Caroti most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer at PUMA where he managed the Global Wholesale, Retail and E-commerce divisions and the brand's five geographic operating regions, encompassing €3 billion in revenue. While there, he built the leadership team, successfully expanded the brand's global presence and delivered the highest order book growth in six years.
About Deckers Brands
Deckers Brands is a global leader in designing, marketing and distributing innovative footwear, apparel and accessories developed for both everyday casual lifestyle use and high performance activities. The Company's portfolio of brands includes UGG®, Teva®, Sanuk®, Ahnu®, HOKA ONE ONE®, and KOOLABURRA®. Deckers Brands products are sold in more than 50 countries and territories through select department and specialty stores, 145 Company-owned and operated retail stores, and select online stores, including Company-owned websites. Deckers Brands has a 40-year history of building niche footwear brands into lifestyle market leaders attracting millions of loyal consumers globally. For more information, please visit www.deckers.com.
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