Carlsbad, CA – Rip Curl is today proud to announce the appointment ofJohn Lee as Retail Marketing Manager to it’s expanding Marketing Team.

A former Product and Marketing Manager at OAM, and most recentlyMarketing Director at SPY, John brings a wealth of experience andknowledge to the role.

Lee is well known and respected across the industry, and will focuson expanding and further developing Rip Curl’s retail marketingprograms for the domestic market, and will play a key role betweenRip Curl’s sales and marketing teams.

Lee has previously worked with Rip Curl some 4 years ago.

“I am extremely excited to be part of the Rip Curl family onceagain”, stated Lee. “The company is clearly refocusing it’s energy tostrengthen and develop the brand in the US marketplace. And I feelextremely fortunate to be given the opportunity to be part of thatmovement”.

“John’s brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role, sowe’re extremely pleased and excited to have him onboard”, added JimmyOlsson, Rip Curl USA CEO.

John Lee will make his debut for Rip Curl at the ASR Fall tradeshowat the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa in Huntington Beach, CA – March9-10 – where you can preview Rip Curl’s latest Fall lines at Booth’s#419 and 508.