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(Irvine, Calif.), June 2, 2015 – Sanuk®, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE: DECK), today announced that sales veteran Bobby Lockhart has been appointed to oversee the brand’s sales for Orange County and San Diego. Lockhart will service all sales channels in the area with a specific focus on the core surf specialty including Jacks, Surfside Sports, and Sun Diego among others.
“Bobby has an incredible reputation and has built trusted relationships all around Southern California,” said Jeff Booth, core national sales manager. “We are extremely confident in his ability to ignite our presence in the region and help grow the brand.”
Lockhart comes to Sanuk most recently from DVS Shoes where he was a sales rep for over a decade. In addition to his position at Sanuk, Lockhart will continue to represent sales for emerging apparel brands Vissla and Amuse Society as well as, D’blanc eyewear.
“It’s great to be part of the Sanuk team. The energy and momentum behind the brand right now is really exciting,” said Bobby Lockhart. “I’ve always admired Sanuk and look forward to coming in and contributing in a big way.”
Known for its creatively inspired and distinctly designed footwear, Sanuk’s signature styles include the comfortable Sidewalk Surfers with patented sandal construction, and Yoga Mat and Beer Cozy sandals for active men and women.
About the Sanuk® brand
From its early roots in Southern California surf culture to the global lifestyle brand it is today; Sanuk continues to deliver lo-fi innovation and comfort through its full range of footwear for men, women and kids. Founded in 1997, the brand takes its name from the Thai word for “fun” and continues to stay true to its “Never Uncomfortable” attitude. Taking cues from its iconic Sidewalk Surfer®, the first-ever shoe/sandal hybrid, the brand has expanded into vulcanized footwear and street-style inspired casual canvas. As part of Deckers Brands, Sanuk currently owns and operates four freestanding stores and is sold in over 40 countries worldwide. For more information please visit www.sanuk.com or follow @sanukfootwear #NeverUncomfortable
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®, and HOKA ONE ONE®. Deckers Brands products are sold in more than 50 countries and territories through select department and specialty stores, 138 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.