Medical clothing brand Jaanuu has hired former Nike Golf global marketing manager Dan Adler as its first chief marketing officer, effective June 28.
In this new role for the company, Adler will oversee brand marketing and growth while leading efforts to increase brand awareness. He will report to Shaan Sethi, co-founder and CEO, and oversee a team of 12 people.
Adler had been with Nike since 2002.
âI love to compete and win, so when the opportunity arose to help a young, high-growth brand gain exposure and make a global impact, the stars felt aligned,â Adler said in a commentary. E-mail.
Jaanuu also hired Scott Shepley as the brand’s vice president of marketing. Also a Nike veteran who served as Global Brand Manager, Shepley will lead brand marketing in his new role and report to Adler. He will supervise a team of five people.
âDan and I have helped catapult several verticals within Nike and I believe that with the solid foundation and team built in Jaanuu, we can come together to take this exciting company and category to new heights,â Shepley said in an email.
Shepley began the role on June 16.
The hires reflect Jaanuu’s efforts to expand its global presence. In 2020, revenue tripled year over year and Jaanuu has since raised more than $ 23 million from private equity firms including Cult Capital, BAM Ventures and the Nordstrom family.
Nike did not respond to requests for comment in time for the post.
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