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KEEN, Inc. the outdoor brand that delivers innovative hybrid products, is proud to announce the arrival of Dave Boeschenstein in the newly formed position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). His key responsibilities will be to identify and implement operational strategies, as well as develop and drive process discipline across all areas of the business, with initial focus on Finance, IT, Supply Chain, Sales Operations and Customer Service.
Dave comes to KEEN with 20+ years of experience in senior level leadership experience achieving strategic business objectives through technology alignment and implementation and has lead major change initiatives related to business process improvement and operational excellence.
His background includes consulting at Deloitte Consulting’s Information Technology Management Consulting practice, operation leadership positions at adidas America where he oversaw sales operations, customer service, IT and ERP implementation, and most recently a Vice President of Operations role with a $500m consumer goods business.
â€œKEEN is committed to making it extremely easy for our customers to do business with us by improving our processes and information integrity.â€ said KEEN President and CEO James Curleigh. â€œDave will play a crucial role in developing these new operation processes and information management tools at KEEN.â€
KEEN Inc., manufacturer of hybrid footwear, socks and bags, is an outdoor brand that delivers innovative hybrid products, enabling all outdoor enthusiasts to live an active lifestyle. Founded in 2003, KEEN was first recognized for its Newport sandal, which featured patented toe protection technology.
The company strives to demonstrate integrity and leadership, especially on social and environmental commitments, while promoting an inclusive outdoors community. Through its giving program Hybrid.Care, the company provides support to a variety of social and environmental organizations around the globe.
Based in Portland, Oregon, KEEN products are available in retail locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Central America, South America and Europe. To learn more, visit www.keenfootwear.com.