Anta CEO Takes Over Top Role at Amer Sports
Jie (James) Zheng, executive director and president of Anta, will replace Heikki Takala as president and CEO of the company with Takala moving to a new role as special advisor to Amer’s board. Anta, of course, controls the consortium that owns Anta along with three minority owners: Lululemon founder Chip Wilson and investors Tencent and Fountainvest. They bought out the Finnish company last year with a €5.2 billion bid.
The new management structure of Amer will be led by an executive committee composed of Zheng, Michael Hauge Sorenson who will become COO of the group and Jussi Siltonen who will remain ... Log in to view full article.