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Crocs names GM, Asia, Africa and Middle East business

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Niwot, Colo., USA - February 24, 2015, Niwot, Colo., USA - Crocs, Inc. announced that David Thomson has been named senior vice president, general manager, of the company's Asia, Africa and Middle East region, effective on or around May 1, 2015.

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Mr. Thomson has more than 22 years of experience leading footwear, apparel and consumer goods brands in international markets and in start-up, high-growth and turnaround situations. Most recently, Mr. Thomson served as executive vice president, Asia Pacific, for Tommy Hilfiger. At Tommy Hilfiger, he oversaw growth in emerging markets, including Europe and Asia.

Before joining Tommy Hilfiger, Mr. Thomson spent 16 years with consumer goods companies including Duracell, Gillette, Reckitt Benckiser and Nike. At Nike, he served as general director of Nike's Russia operation, where he led sales, wholesale growth and retail for the brand.

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