Klodnicki and Shapleigh get expanded roles at Vista Outdoor

By Stephen Frothingham

FARMINGTON, Utah (BRAIN) — Vista Outdoor Inc., has promoted Jessica Klodnicki and Greg Shapleigh to new roles within its Outdoor Products segment. Klodnicki, formerly vice president for Bell Helmets, Blackburn and C-Preme, is now the vice president for outdoor recreation, which includes responsibility for the CamelBak and Jimmy Styks brands. CamelBak’s current president, Layne Rigney, previously announced his resignation.

Shapleigh, formerly the vice president of Giro, Bollé and Cébé, is now the vice president of sport protection, which includes responsibility for Giro, Bollé, Cébé, Bell Helmets, Bell Powersports, Blackburn, Krash, Raskullz, and Serengeti.

Kelly Grindle, the president of Vista’s outdoor products segment, said, “Jessica has done a tremendous job positioning Bell Helmets as a leading brand, and she was the natural choice to lead CamelBak and Jimmy Styks.”

Regarding Shapleigh, Grindle said, “Greg brings a legacy of strong leadership to the brands under his responsibility. I am confident this structure will provide additional brand focus, resources and strategic support for today and into the future as we expand and acquire new businesses.”

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