John P. McCarvel has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Crocs, Inc. since 2010. Prior to this appointment, Mr. McCarvel served as Crocs Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President since October 2006, in which time he was instrumental in building the company’s global operations infrastructure, global wholesale and direct to consumer channels, as well as spearheading Crocs’ Asian business operations.Mr. McCarvel previously served as Senior Vice President for Global Product Development and Operations from October 2005 to September 2006, and Vice President of Crocs’ Asia division from January 2005 to September 2005, after first serving as a consultant to the company in 2004. Prior to joining Crocs, Mr. McCarvel spent four years as the Asian Vice President for the Design, Test and Semiconductor division of Flextronics, Inc. In this position, Mr. McCarvel was responsible for establishing and growing the company’s product development infrastructure throughout the Asian market. Mr. McCarvel also served as President of U.S. Operations and Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing for STATS (Singapore Technology Assembly Test Services) from January 1999 to October 2001.
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 was employed with Invensys plc. from 2002 to 2006, and served as Senior Vice President-General Counsel and Human Resources for Invensys Controls, 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.
Mike DeBell serves as Chief Sales Officer. In this role, Mr. DeBell is responsible for key interface roles with company’s regional sales leadership, licensing and direct-to-consumer sales channels.Mr. DeBell began as Vice President of Sales in 2006, based in Singapore. In 2009, Mr. DeBell transitioned to Vice President of Crocs Asia continuing in that post until early 2011. During his tenure in Asia sales increased over 500% from 2006 through the end of 2010. Next Mr. DeBell acted as interim GM of Europe before transitioning to Crocs’ headquarters in Boulder.Mr. DeBell brings a wealth of experience in global companies and more than 16 years in the sales field. His prior experience includes management roles with ChipPAC, a Singapore-base electronics company, Siliconware, a Taiwan-based electronics company, and Kyocera, a Japanese conglomerate.
Vince Gunn has served as Managing Director of Crocs Europe since arriving at the company in October 2011. Mr. Gunn currently oversees Crocs’ European business, encompassing the wholesale, retail and e-commerce operations.Prior to joining Crocs, Mr. Gunn held senior roles at The Body Shop International, including Head of Global Retail and Managing Director at The Body Shop UK. He also served on the Board of Thomson Travel Group and Mothercare as Retail Development and Operations Director, developing a number of new retail concepts and brand repositioning projects. At Blackwell UK, Mr. Gunn served as Chief Executive Officer and secured numerous industry accreditations for the company, including Bookselling Company of the Year and Retail Chain of the Year. In addition, Mr. Gunn ran his own consultancy and delivered turnaround and special projects for leading brands including Virgin Group and KRM AG – ECCO Group.Additionally, Mr. Gunn currently serves on the board for Pagazzi Lighting.
Morrie Fujita has served as Managing Director of Crocs Japan since returning to the company in May 2013. Mr. Fujita originally joined the company in 2007 and served as Vice President of North Asia until September 2011, when he left Crocs to start his own consulting practice. In his new role, Mr. Fujita is currently overseeing the transition of Crocs Japan from the Asia Pacific Region and establishing it as its own independent region. Prior to joining Crocs, Mr. Fujita served as the Asia Pacific Managing Director for Italian sports fashion brand Fila, Inc. In addition, he has also held senior management roles at Warner Home Video’s Asia Pacific region and at Gap Japan.
Andy Sackmann has served as Chief Marketing Officer for Crocs, Inc. since March 2013. In his role as CMO, Mr. Sackmann is responsible for leading all aspects of Crocs marketing functions. Mr. Sackmann previously served as the global Vice President of eCommerce and Marketing for Crocs. This dual role allowed Andy to leverage his diverse background, which mixes technology, digital marketing, eCommerce, traditional advertising and process management.Prior to Crocs, Andy started his career at VML and worked across several roles in his five years at the agency. Andy lead several enterprise level digital solution implementations and managed complex integrated marketing projects. In 2006, Andy joined Texturemedia, leading the agency’s largest account while helping to define and implement advanced digital strategies and marketing operations. In 2008, Texturemedia was acquired by CP+B, where Andy established himself as a top digital strategist; leading the digital planning and development for global brand and product launch campaigns.
Greg Sullivan has served as General Manager of Crocs, Inc. Americas region since October 2013. In this role, Greg is responsible for managing Americas day-to-day operations, including overseeing sales, marketing, finance and human resources functions, as well as the region’s wholesale, internet and direct-to-consumer channels. Prior to joining Crocs, Sullivan spent 20 years at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Most recently, Sullivan served as senior vice president of operations for Walmart’s Southeast division, where he oversaw total store operations, real estate strategy and profit and loss accountability for the region’s 345 stores and 110,000 associates. Sullivan was heavily involved in the development and implementation of Walmart’s new urban and rural formats, designed to grow market share and profitability.