Deckers Brands Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

by Katie Lee

Goleta, Calif. — Deckers Brands has appointed David E. Lafitte to chief operating officer (COO), effective February 2, 2015.

Lafitte previously served as the company’s general counsel. He replaces Zohar Ziv, who retired from the company in January.

Lafitte has served as general counsel of Deckers since January 2012 and also was a shareholder in the law firm, Stradling, Yocca, Carlson & Rauth, P.C.

Deckers Brands’ portfolio of brands includes UGG®, I HEART UGG®, Teva®, Sanuk®, TSUBO®, Ahnu®, MOZO® and HOKA ONE ONE®. Deckers Brands products are sold in more than 50 countries and territories through select department and specialty stores, 138 company-owned and operated retail stores, and select online stores, including company-owned websites. For more information, visit


SOURCE: Deckers Brands

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