John C. Walbrecht

John C. Walbrecht has served as the president of the Company’s Outdoor Group since October 2017, and president of Black Diamond Equipment since October 2016. Before joining the Company, Walbrecht served as the president of Mountain Hardwear from March 2016 to October 2016. Prior to Mountain Hardwear, he served as the president and CEO of Fenix Outdoors NA from January 2012 until March 2016. Walbrecht has also served in various senior roles with Brandbase, Spyder, Dr. Martens/Airwair, and Timberland.  Walbrecht holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Brigham Young University, a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from the University of Maryland, and understudies in International Trade and Finance at Cambridge University – Trinity College.