Your browser is no longer supported. For the best experience of this website, please upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Boardriders appoints new CEO

Quiksilver owner Boardriders has appointed a new CEO following confirmation that chief executive Pierre Agnès has gone missing at sea.

Dave Tanner, currently chief turnaround officer, will assume the role and its responsibilities with immediate effect.

Tanner had been scheduled to become CEO upon the business’s acquisition of Billabong later this year.

Current chief financial officer Thomas Chambolle will also assume responsibilities of interim president of EMEA immediately.

Greg Healy will remain global president and president of APAC.

Tanner said: “We are all are grief stricken over the sudden and tragic loss of our friend Pierre Agnes.

“At the same time, we are resolute and passionately unified in our commitment to honour Pierre’s memory and extend his legacy by driving the continued resurgence and growth of Boardriders.

“While it is impossible to replace Pierre’s spirit, we have filled our team with talented and creative professionals who will continue to nurture the company’s unique culture, build on our past successes, and deliver on our now even more meaningful collective mission.”

 

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions. Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.