Deckers Brands, a global designer and distributor of footwear, apparel and accessories, has announced the promotion of Angela Ogbechie to the newly created role of chief supply chain officer, effective June 24, 2022.
Ogbechie has served in various operational roles at Deckers since 2008, most recently as SVP, global operations and supply chain strategy.
In her new role, Ogbechie will oversee all activities related to the global supply chain operations and logistics organisation.
She will become a member of the executive leadership team, reporting directly to Dave Powers, chief executive officer and president of Deckers Brands.
Ogbechie’s promotion follows David Lafitte’s decision to step down from his role as chief operating officer to accept another opportunity.
Powers said: “Angela is perfectly suited for this new role, bringing the right mix of expertise and creativity from her 14 years working across all aspects of Deckers’ global supply chain operations.
“Our logistics network was instrumental to our record-breaking success in fiscal 2022, and we expect it will continue to play a meaningful role in our overall operations moving forward. I’d like to thank David for his many years of service to Deckers, particularly his leadership in developing a world-class supply chain organisation over his past seven years as COO.”
Ogbechie added: “I am honoured to take on this new role, particularly at such an important time in the evolution of our supply chain and logistics network.
“While David leaves large shoes to fill, I look forward to working alongside the talented and dedicated Deckers team to support our continued growth.”