LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. (BRAIN) — Polar has appointed industry veteran Tom Fowler to president of Polar USA. Fowler is a former executive with Profile, Cervélo and most recently with Recon, the smart sunglass brand acquired by Intel last year.
In hisnew role, Fowler will be responsible for the overall direction and day-to-day operations of the company, leading all segments of the business including sports technology, consumer fitness, corporate wellness, club, education and team sport.
“Polar’s heritage and global leadership provides a unique platform on which to write the next chapter in the sports performance industry,” said Fowler. “Polar is continuing to grow and drive innovation at the consumer level. The recent launch of the M600, Polar’s sports optimized smartwatch powered by Android Wear, reflects the next step in an ongoing product evolution. In addition to great products, Polar Flow has the ability to crunch data and provide training insights back to athletes that is unparalleled by any brand in the category. I’m excited to lead this next chapter and reinforce Polar’s leadership across all business channels.”