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Quiksilver CEO Bob McKnight and Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh to Deliver Keynote Addresses at 2010 Annual Business Growth Conference
Business Wire (press release) - IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Harvard Business School Association of Orange County (HBSAOC) and USC Marshall School of Business Alumni Association today announced the keynote speaker line-up—including Bob McKnight, chairman of the board, CEO and president of Quiksilver, and Tony Hsieh, CEO and president of Zappos—at the upcoming Business Growth Conference. The annual conference—co-hosted by two powerhouse alumni associations in Southern California—Harvard Business School and the USC Marshall School of Business—unites business and industry influencers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and economic visionaries to match talent and business concepts with money and other resources. The all-day event takes place May 6, 2010 at the
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Charleston Gazette-Mail
Bob McKnight, 83, of Falls View, passed away on May 25, 2018. He was born in Eskdale and was preceded in death by his parents, Jess and Ruth Bess McKnight; three brothers, Jack, Walter and Frank; and one sister, Ruth Ann Hucklebridge. Bob was a coal ...


Canadian Activewear Brand Lolë to Open LA Headquarters, Release Men's
Mariette, a well-known yoga business guru who worked alongside Quiksilver founder Bob McKnight from 1993 to 2008, plans to break with conventional activewear brands with the recent injection of capital.“Our priorities are developing in the U.S. market, ...

Lancashire Telegraph

Tributes paid to Blackburn Youth Zone worker Bob McKnight
Lancashire Telegraph
Tributes paid to Blackburn Youth Zone worker Bob McKnight. Ben Butler @LancsBen Reporter. Show caption. (3) View gallery. Tributes paid to Blackburn Youth Zone worker Bob McKnight. Bob McKnight with Blackburn Youth Zone members at a cookery ...


Quiksilver CEO Pierre Agnes remembered at Huntington Beach paddle-out
Pierre Agnes was many things: quiet, passionate, caring, humble, savvy and smart, a warrior with intensity in his eyes, a waterman who loved the sea. “It took a while to get to know Pierre, he was definitely not an 'insta-bro',” Bob McKnight, co ...


Quiksilver CEO Pierre Agnes Is Still Missing at Sea
Pierre Agnes, CEO of Boardriders, the parent company of surfwear brand Quiksilver, is still missing more than 24 hours after his boat washed up in a town not far from where he departed. Agnes takes his boat out frequently in the mornings off the coast ...

Orange County Business Journal

Smart Camera Co. Gets $5.4M
Orange County Business Journal
Its ground-floor investors include the owner of Spencer Gifts LLC, Steven Silverstein; Quiksilver founder Bob McKnight; Jennifer Prince, managing director at Twitter Inc.; and Travis Brasher and John Kruger, who recently sold TravisMathew LLC in ...


PTTOW! Turns 10 And Takes On New Relevance For Influential CMOs In Turbulent Times
Started by pro surfer agent Terry Hardy and entrepreneur Roman Tsunder and imagined to be a gathering of “ingenious” people doing “amazing things,” according to founding member Bob McKnight, CEO of Quicksilver, PTTOW! has expanded from a ...


The wild ride of Quiksilver's Bob McKnight
Bob McKnight admits to an obsession: checking out other men's shorts. He wants to see if the shorts on the dude next to him happen to be Quiksilver. It's the brand he once sold directly to surf shops out of an old Volkswagen bus, the brand that became ...

What's Next for Boardriders?
Apparel News
Quiksilver started in 1969 as an Australian company. Former company Chairman Bob McKnight brought the Quiksilver line to America in the mid-1970s and guided the company to become an international brand with $2 billion in sales by 2009. But it started ...
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