CARLSBAD, CA — Spy Inc. has appointed its president and CEO, Michael Marckx, to the company's board of directors.
Marckx joined Spy in February 2011 as vice president of marketing before moving into the president and CEO position. Marckx is a former amateur world champion in the Duathlon event and a former U.S. National team member; he continues to compete as a UCI Category 1 bike racer.
"As the president and CEO of Spy Inc., I am very excited to be joining its board of directors," Marckx said. "Spy is taking its innovative Happy Lens and disruptiveness and connecting with consumers and retailers in new ways. I look forward to helping Spy with our board to extend our leadership role as the brand that puts happy smiles on the faces of everyday people — which is at the core of everything we do in the eyewear world we live and smile in."