Under Armour continues to shine a spotlight on innovation and has brought Clay Dean on board as chief innovation officer.
Dean, who will be based at UA headquarters in Baltimore, will oversee the brand’s global vision and strategy for innovation and will work with the design, marketing, product and category management departments to ensure cross-functional collaboration. He will report to Kevin Haley, president of category management and innovation.
“Clay brings a unique perspective to Under Armour and deep roots in design, manufacturing and innovation that will be critical in guiding how we make and deliver products now and in the future,” said Haley. “At Under Armour, a relentless pursuit of innovation is at the core of everything we do. Adding Clay’s proven expertise further validates our commitment to meaningfully advance our ability to bring category-defining products and technology to our consumers.”
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