Under Armour Announces New President and CEO

by Katie Lee

Baltimore, Md. — Under Armour, Inc. has named Stephanie Linnartz as its new president, chief executive officer and member of its board of directors, effective February 27, 2023.

Linnartz currently serves as the president of Marriott International, Inc., the world’s largest hospitality company, with a portfolio of nearly 8,200 properties across 138 countries and territories and 30 brands, including The Ritz-Carlton®, St. Regis®, Marriott Hotels®, W® Hotels, and Westin® as well as the industry’s most extensive customer-loyalty program, Marriott Bonvoy®, which has 173 million members.

“As a 25-year veteran of one of the world’s most respected global companies, we are thrilled to welcome Stephanie to the brand,” says Kevin Plank, Under Armour’s executive chair and brand chief. “She is a proven growth leader with a distinguished track record of brand strategy, omnichannel execution, talent acquisition and development, and passion for driving best-in-class consumer connectivity, experience and brand loyalty.”

Upon Linnartz joining the company, Colin Browne, who has served as interim president and CEO since June 2022, will resume his position as chief operating officer.

Linnartz has served as president of Marriott International, Inc. since 2021. In this role, she is responsible for providing strategic leadership for all aspects of Marriott’s global strategy, including brand management, sales (including e-commerce), marketing, revenue management, customer engagement, information technology, digital functions and emerging businesses.

Under Armour, Inc., headquartered in Baltimore, Md., is a leading inventor, marketer and distributor of branded athletic performance apparel, footwear and accessories. For more information, visit http://about.underarmour.com.




SOURCE: Under Armour, Inc.

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