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Columbia Sportswear Hires Senior Vice President of Omni-Planning and Execution

Dive brief: As more brands adapt their operations to meet consumer demand, Columbia Sportswear has hired Emily Rompala to fill the newly created role of senior vice president of omni-planning and execution operations, the company announced last Friday. In this new role, Rompala will oversee the company’s international omni-planning team across all of its brands […]

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Columbia Sportswear reports first quarter results – WWD

Columbia Sportswear Co. president and CEO Tim Boyle said the pace of the fundamental recovery exceeded the company’s expectations for the first quarter. First quarter sales increased 10% to $ 625.6 million compared to the same sales period last year. In the release of results for the quarter ended March 31, Boyle noted “a return […]

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Columbia Athletics mourns loss of former football player Parker Coogan

History links NEW YORK—Columbia Football and Columbia Athletics mourn loss of former footballer Parker Coogan ’20CC, died suddenly Tuesday night in Texas. Coogan, who worked as a sales and transactions analyst at Barclays Investment Bank in New York City, was visiting family and friends in his hometown of Kingwood, Texas, a suburb northeast of Houston. […]

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Columbia Athletics’ Jim Gossett announces his retirement

History links NEW YORK—Columbia University Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine Jim gossett, who has led Columbia’s athletic training staff for 42 years, announced on Friday that he would retire at the end of the 2020-21 academic year. His last day at Columbia will be June 30, 2021. One of the nation’s best known and […]