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Woolrich® Announces Executive Team Expansion

New positions created to drive future success

Woolrich, the Original Outdoor Clothing Company®, has named three new vice presidents and announced a search for an executive vice president. These changes will better position the company for continued success and long-term growth. Woolrich President Jim Griggs recently announced the internal promotions and said all changes in responsibility would take effect immediately.

Corporate Controller Bob Spagnoletti has been promoted to vice president of finance and will add insurance, legal and information system responsibilities to his responsibilities. Director William Lilley has been promoted to vice president of government contracting, a role in which he will focus on growing this business unit and oversee operations of the Woolrich, Inc. Cutting Facility located in Jersey Shore, Pa. Manager Mark DiMarzio has been promoted to vice president of catalog and internet sales, a role in which he will be responsible for leading this major business unit and be directly involved in developing corporate brand strategies. The as yet unnamed executive vice president will direct the activities involving Woolrich branded product and their channels of distribution.

“After completing an organizational review, we are confident this realignment of our executive team will better position us for continued success and long term growth,” said Griggs. “Woolrich believes that these organizational changes will improve the future of the company and its employees.”

Woolrich – The Original Outdoor Clothing Company®

Woolrich Inc., the Original Outdoor Clothing Company, is an authentic American brand that embraces an outdoor lifestyle. Trusted since 1830 by generations of loyal consumers, Woolrich continues its tradition of providing products of quality and value for today’s outdoor enthusiast. A brand recognized worldwide,

Woolrich product offerings include functional, comfortable and durable men’s and women’s sportswear and outerwear using innovative fabrications for the ultimate in performance capabilities, well-designed home and outdoor living products, and licensed accessory products. In 2005, Woolrich celebrated its 175th Anniversary. It is the original and longest continuously-operating outdoor apparel manufacturer in the United States. Find out more at