WUERTHELE DEPARTING PERFORMANCE
SPORTS GROUP'S HOCKEY DIVISION
(Performance Sports Group, May 3, 2016) - Rich Wuerthele, the Executive Vice President for Hockey with Performance Sports Group, will be leaving the company May 20. Wuerthele joined PSG in 2014 and will take an executive leadership position at Newell Brands, a marketer of consumer and commercial products. Wuerthele worked for Newell for 11 years before joining PSG.
"I would like to thank Rich for his leadership of our hockey business during the past two years," said Amir Rosenthal, the President of PSG and interim CEO. "During his tenure, Bauer Hockey continued its No. 1 brand position and strengthened its commitment to deliver the industry's most innovative products through superior athlete insight and deep consumer connection. We wish Rich continued success in his new role and will immediately begin a search for his replacement."