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Amer Sports completes Peak Performance acquisition and appoints Executive Board Member for Apparel

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Amer Sports Corporation has today (June 29, 2018) completed the acquisition of Peak Performance from IC Group, announced on April 30, 2018. Peak Performance business will be consolidated into Amer Sports as of July 2, 2018. The acquisition will have a minor positive impact on Amer Sports’ 2018 financial results. The purchase of Peak Performance business has been approved by the applicable regulatory authorities.

In conjunction with the acquisition, to enable faster growth and scale & synergy across the apparel brands Arc’teryx, Salomon, and Peak Performance, Amer Sports establishes a new Apparel Category structure with a dedicated leadership under an Executive Board President. Effective immediately, Mr. Jon Hoerauf, General Manager Arc’teryx, is appointed President Amer Sports Apparel Category, and member of Amer Sports Executive Board. Mr. Hoerauf will continue to report to Amer Sports President and CEO Heikki Takala.

Mr. Hoerauf has a long executive career in the apparel and outdoor industry, of which the past 6 years in Amer Sports, and past 3 years as General Manager, Arc’teryx. He is a US citizen.

“We are delighted to welcome Peak Performance to Amer Sports. With Peak Performance in the portfolio, we are now increasingly well positioned to accelerate our growth in Softgoods. To enable this acceleration and to achieve our targeted operational scale benefits across the portfolio, we are re-establishing an Apparel Category structure”, says Heikki Takala. “We are pleased to appoint a strong internal leader with an outstanding track record, Jon Hoerauf, as President for the category.”

TacJobs – Amer Sports – Military And Law Enforcement Sales Manager

Monday, March 9th, 2015


Amer Sports is a sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Precor, Suunto and Mavic. The company’s technically-advanced sports equipment, footwear and apparel improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. The group’s business is balanced by its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. Amer Sports shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock exchange.

We are seeking a Military Sales Manager who will be responsible for executing the commercial strategy and driving sales within the military channel of distribution including government contracts, exchanges and tactical retail.

The ideal candidate will be located in the Continental US, has a track record of managing sales, account and reps within the channel and has the ability to work out of a home office environment and travel 60% of the time.

– Responsible for executing sales goals, margin targets and sell through for Arcteryx, Suunto and Salomon
– Maintains deep and broad knowledge of the military and law enforcement channels, particularly government contracting and purchase to drive significant growth for the Amer Sports brands
– Develops strategic business plans with key accounts, including, AAFES, to grow market share with the military exchanges and key contracting partners
– Hire, manage, mentor, lead and develop joint sales reps in the US
– Closely coordinate with Sales & Commercial Management Team to develop meaningful sales programs and bring channel specific feedback on product to support growth strategies

– Bachelor’s degree in Business or Sales
– Minimum of 3-5 years working in law enforcement, government contracts or military sales
– Minimum 3-5 years sales management experience
– Retail and/or wholesale expertise preferred
– Ability to navigate within a matrix organizational structure
– Excellent communicator and listener

Amer Sports is an equal opportunity employer that offers excellent benefits. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to: [email protected]