Beach Lifestyle Brand REEF Appoints Mike Jensen President

CARLSBAD, Calif. — January 30, 2019 — REEF, a premium beach lifestyle brand today announced that it has appointed Mike Jensen president.

Jensen most recently served as general manager and head of Brand of DC Shoes, a division of Boardriders, where he led the product and marketing transformation, which centered on the brand’s unique and distinctive positioning. Jensen is a successful leader with a wealth of experience and a proven track record in product, sales, and brand development. He has a long history working with leading brands across action sports and lifestyle footwear, such as DC Shoes, ASICS, SPY Inc. and Converse.

In his new role, Jensen will report directly to Gregg Ribatt, CEO of the Rockport Co. Ribatt said, “We are thrilled to have Mike join REEF as president as we build on our leadership position in the marketplace, a powerful brand strategy, a very talented team and a focus on driving high quality, sustainable growth in the future.”

“I have been a big fan of the REEF brand for a long time. The brand has a long and powerful history and is extremely well positioned in the marketplace. The opportunities ahead for REEF are tremendous and I look forward to working with the team and our customers to unlock the brand’s full potential,” said Jensen. His tenure officially begins in February.

Posted January 30, 2019

Source: REEF/Charlesbank Capital Partners