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Takala takes over leadership of Amer's apparel business as Wauters leaves

Published January 19, 2016

HELSINKI (BRAIN) — Amer Sports Corporation announced Tuesday that president and CEO Heikki Takala is assuming direct responsibility for the company's apparel business unit and its Arc'teryx brand. Vincent Wauters, who has been the president of Apparel and member of the Amer executive board, is leaving Amer Sports, the company said.

"Apparel and particularly Arc'teryx are a key acceleration pillar for Amer Sports, and we want to ensure growth and improvement through a direct reporting to the CEO," said Takala. "I want to thank Vincent Wauters for his contribution to the company over the past eight years."

Besides Arc'teryx, Amer owns Mavic, Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Suunto and Precor.

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