Skechers appoints Katherine Blair as board member

today May 27, 2019
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Skechers has announced the appointment of Katherine J. Blair to its board of directors as an independent member. The appointment brings the total number of directors to ten, including six independent members. Based in Manhattan Beach, California, Skechers designs, develops, and markets a diverse range of lifestyle footwear for men, women, and children.

Blair has practiced law for over 20 years and is a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, in Los Angeles. She specialises in corporate and transactional matters where she works directly with executive officers, general counsel and directors on corporate governance, SEC reporting and compliance, public and private securities offerings, as well as mergers and acquisitions. She currently serves as chair of the executive committee of the business law section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She is also an officer of the corporations committee of the business law section of the California Lawyers Association. She regularly speaks and presents her expertise on corporate governance, ethics and funding topics to audiences at business and legal conferences and events, Skechers said in a media statement.

“After careful consideration and review, we are expanding our board of directors with the addition of Blair. She brings a welcome perspective on business, driven by her extensive experience in corporate law and governance. Complementing our current directors, her background expands the diverse viewpoints of our board, which will continue executing our strategic plans and driving Skechers’ success moving forward,” Robert Greenberg, Skechers chief executive officer and chairman of the board said.

Including this appointment, the Skechers Board of Directors is comprised of Skechers founder, chairman, and CEO Robert Greenberg, Skechers president Michael Greenberg, Skechers chief operating officer David Weinberg, Skechers senior vice president Jeffrey Greenberg, as well as independent members Katherine Blair, Morton Erlich, Geyer Kosinski, Richard Rappaport, Richard Siskind, and Thomas Walsh.

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