Dean Quinn Joins Rip Curl

Rip Curl is proud to announce the appointment of Dean Quinn to the position of National Sales Manager for Rip Curl USA. Dean joins the Rip Curl sales force with 20-plus years of surf industry experience, living his early years as a professional surfer then transitioning into in-house positions with both Billabong and Hurley. Dean started the first 4 years of his surf industry career as an outside sales representative for Billabong USA, then followed co-worker, Bob Hurley during the inception stage of Hurley International representing the company as the National Sales Manager. After 4 1/2 solid years with Hurley International, Dean has decided to live-out a lifelong dream and become apart of the Rip Curl Family.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join the Rip Curl team. During my years as a professional surfer, I always dreamed of being sponsored by the company. It’s truly an honor to represent a company that exemplifies surfing’s core roots, culture, and tradition. I’m excited to start working with the apparel side of the company and offer a strong contribution, said Quinn.

“Dean brings a wealth of industry and product knowledge to the table and as an experienced hardcore surfer he’s a great asset to our growing team, said Adam Sharp, VP Sales and Marketing for Rip Curl.

When asked about his outlook on Dean’s future with Rip Curl, Rip Curl CEO, Jimmy Olsson replied, “Dean’s a perfect fit. We are glad to have him as a key member of the team.

Rip Curl is once again proud to welcome Dean Quinn into the Rip Curl Family and looks forward to having him onboard.

For more information on the Rip Curl brand contact: PJ Connell at (760) 804-2803,

PJ Connell
Media Relations
Rip Curl USA
2105 Rutherford Rd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008