Andrew Rees is the President and Principal Executive Officer of Crocs, Inc., overseeing the brand’s global strategy and operations. Mr. Rees joined Crocs in June 2014 with more than 25 years of experience in the footwear and retail industry. Prior to joining Crocs, Mr. Rees served as Managing Director of L.E.K. Consulting in Boston where he founded and led the firm’s Retail and Consumer Products Practice for 13 years. While at L.E.K., Mr. Rees served as a consultant for Crocs from 2013 to 2014, supporting the development and execution of the company’s strategic growth plan. Previously, Mr. Rees served as Vice President of both Strategic Planning and Retail Operations for Reebok International. He also held a variety of positions at Laura Ashley.
Dan Hart has served as Chief Legal and Administrative Officer for Crocs, Inc. since January 2010. Mr. Hart is responsible for overseeing the company’s legal affairs and human resource departments. This position expands upon his previous role as Crocs’ Executive Vice President of Administration and Corporate Development, which he held from June 2009 through December 2009. Mr. Hart arrived at Crocs following his role as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Océ North America, a division of Océ, N.V., a leading international manufacturing and engineering company, from 2006 to 2009. Prior to this role, Mr. Hart served as Senior Vice President of General Counsel and Human Resources for Invensys Controls from 2002 to 2006, a global manufacturing and engineering operation within Invensys plc, a public U.K. conglomerate. Mr. Hart’s experience also includes senior legal positions at Dictaphone Corporation and Brooke Group Ltd. and a private legal practice in New York City.
Jeff Lasher has served as Chief Financial Officer for Crocs, Inc. since April 2011. Mr. Lasher was named CFO after serving as Crocs’ Principal Accounting Officer and Interim Principal Financial Officer since January 2011. Mr. Lasher additionally served as the company’s Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer from June 2009 to April 2011. Prior to joining Crocs, Mr. Lasher was a Senior Consultant for Connelly Consulting, a privately-held financial services company, from October 2008 to June 2009. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Lasher served as Vice President, Corporate Controller for Corporate Express Inc., a publicly-held business supplies and equipment company, which was acquired by Staples, Inc. in July 2008.
Scott E. Crutchfield has served as Chief Operating Officer at Crocs, Inc. since May 2010. Mr. Crutchfield joined the organization in February 2006 as Vice President for World Wide Operations. Prior to joining Crocs, Mr. Crutchfield served as Senior Director, U.S. and South America Operations for Jabil Circuit from May 2004 to January 2006. Previously, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Central/Eastern U.S. and South America for Flextronics from March 2000 to April 2004. Additionally, Mr. Crutchfield has held senior leadership positions at Dovatron International, a subsidiary of Dii Group, and Square D, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric. Additionally, Mr. Crutchfield was named Chairman of the Board of Biostem US Corp. in June 2011.
Mr. Dale Bathum is the Chief Product Officer at Crocs, Inc., leading the ideation, development and introduction of Crocs’ portfolio of new products into the marketplace. Mr. Bathum joined Crocs in July 2007, with more than 24 years of experience in the footwear industry. Prior to joining Crocs, Mr. Bathum served as CEO and President of Bite, LLC, from 1998 to 2007 when the brand was acquired by Crocs. As the founder of Bite, a golf and outdoor footwear brand, Mr. Bathum reinvigorated the golf category with award-winning designs for casual golf shoes and golf sandals. Previously, Mr. Bathum held senior product development and sourcing positions with industry leaders Deckers and Nike.