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Highlights | Management | Board | Committee Composition
Robert B. McKnight, Jr.
Executive Chairman of the Board
Robert B. McKnight, Jr.
Executive Chairman of the Board


Robert B. McKnight, Jr., co-founded Quiksilver in 1976 and currently serves as our Executive Chairman. Mr. McKnight served as Chairman from 1976 until January 2013 when the Executive Chairman position was created to add operational responsibilities to the Chairman’s role. Mr. McKnight served as Chief Executive Officer from August 1991 to January 2013. He also served as our President from 1979 through July 1991 and from February 2008 to January 2013. Mr. McKnight received a B.S. degree in Busi... 

Andrew P. Mooney
Chief Executive Officer and President
Andrew P. Mooney
Chief Executive Officer and President


Andrew P. Mooney was named our Chief Executive Officer and President in January 2013. He previously served as Chairman of Disney Consumer Products, overseeing Disney’s worldwide licensing, publishing and retail businesses. Before that, Mr. Mooney spent 20 years at Nike, Inc., where he served in a variety of senior level roles with global responsibility, including Chief Marketing Officer, Founder of Nike’s equipment business and General Manager of Nike’s global apparel business.

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Richard Shields
Chief Financial Officer
Richard Shields
Chief Financial Officer


Richard Shields became our Chief Financial Officer in May 2012. Mr. Shields joined the Company from Oakley, Inc., a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of performance eyewear, as well as apparel, footwear and accessories, where he had served as Chief Financial Officer since 2005. Prior to joining Oakley, Mr. Shields, 55, served as the Chief Financial Officer of Southwest Water Company from 2002-2005, Day Software, from 2001-2002, Winfire from 1999-2001, Frames N Lens Optical from 1996-... 
Charles S. Exon
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Charles S. Exon
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary


Charles S. Exon has served as our Chief Administrative Officer since February 11, 2008 and as Secretary and General Counsel since August 2000. Mr. Exon previously served as Executive Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs from August 2000 to February 2008. Prior to joining Quiksilver, Mr. Exon practiced law, the last seven years as a partner with the firm of Hewitt & McGuire, LLP. Mr. Exon received a B.A. degree in English from the University of Missouri, a M.A. degree in Communications fro... 

Pierre Agnes
Global Head of Apparel and President – Quiksilver Europe
Pierre Agnes
Global Head of Apparel and President – Quiksilver Europe


Pierre Agnes has served as our President of Quiksilver Europe since June 2005, and prior to that he served as Managing Director of Quiksilver Europe since December 2003. Between 1992 and 2002, Mr. Agnes founded and operated Omareef Europe, a licensee of Quiksilver for wetsuits and eyewear that we purchased in November 2002. Mr. Agnes originally joined Quiksilver in 1988, first as team manager, and later in various capacities throughout our European marketing operations.

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Carol Scherman
Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources
Carol Scherman
Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources


Carol Scherman became our Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources in 2009 after having served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources in our Americas region beginning in August 2006. Before coming to Quiksilver, Carol worked for 17 years at Bergen Brunswig Corporation, a wholesale distributor of pharmaceuticals andmedical supplies. While there, Carol served in various roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately becoming Executive Vice President of Human Resources and a corpo... 


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