Volcom Hires Industry Vet Jason Bleick

Volcom announced Monday, December 17 that it has appointed surf industry veteran Jason Bleick as Senior Design Director for its Men’s & Youth divisions. Bleick previously founded the brand Ever, and before that worked with brands such as Analog and Quiksilver. Here’s the official press release:

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COSTA MESA, CALIF.- December 17, 2012- Volcom, Inc. announced the appointment of Jason Bleick as Sr. Design Director for Men's & Youth divisions.

Jason has years of experience as a Creative Director within the Action Sports industry and beyond. At Volcom, Bleick will provide design direction, innovation and overall product strategy to the global teams. Bleick comes to Volcom with an immense amount of knowledge on all aspects of product creation. He was most recently Creative Director for Analog and spent 7 years working with the brand in various creative capacities.

Jason's experience reached beyond Action Sports where he started his own Design Studio. Bleick also founded and was Creative Director of Ever. Prior to that, he was VP of Design at Quiksilver.

"We are excited to have Jason join the team and help to bring a fresh, new perspective to our product,” said Jenna Graves Vice President of Apparel Design and Merchandising. “He has a huge appreciation of Volcom's heritage and brand DNA, and I am confident in his ability to lead our men’s and youth design teams.”

About Volcom, Inc.

Volcom is a modern global lifestyle brand that embodies the creative spirit of youth culture. The company was founded by the principles of liberation, innovation, and experimentation, and this is uniquely expressed in premium quality clothing, footwear and accessories. For more information, please visit www.volcom.com http://www.volcom.com. Volcom is a wholly owned subsidiary of the PPR Group, www.ppr.com http://www.ppr.com.