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Rick Blackshaw

Rick Blackshaw , Executive Vice President and Brand President for HEYDUDE

Rick Blackshaw will be joining as Executive Vice President and Brand President for HEYDUDE, a division of Crocs, Inc.

Mr. Blackshaw has over 25 years experience in footwear, sporting goods and consumer products. Prior to HEYDUDE, he was Chief Executive Officer at CCM Hockey, a private equity-backed carve-out from Adidas. Previously, Mr. Blackshaw was President of Sperry, President of Keds, and Vice President / General Manager of the Chuck Taylor division of Converse, a subsidiary of Nike, Inc., as well as President of Packs and Travel Corp., a division of Sunbeam / Coleman. He also held various roles in product management and marketing with Timberland, Reebok and Frito-Lay. Mr. Blackshaw received his Masters of Business Administration with Honors from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Wharton’s Baker Retailing Center Advisory Board, and holds a Bachelor’s degree from Babson College. Mr. Blackshaw enjoys global adventure travel with his wife Lisa and two sets of twins - Brook, Lily, Carson and Wyatt - playing competitive soccer, wake surfing, mountain biking, and hockey.