Dan Sheridan Promoted to Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Brooks Running

Accomplished Brooks Leader Expands Role to Include Digital
Integration, Supply Chain and Information Technology

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following a successful year in which the brand reported a 26-percent
year-over-year increase in global revenue, Brooks Running Company has
promoted longtime and accomplished leader Dan Sheridan to a newly
configured role of Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer.
Responsibilities include leadership of the brand’s sales, e-commerce,
digital, supply chain and information technology (IT) teams. As Brooks
continues to pursue its goal of becoming the No. 1 brand for all who
run, Sheridan will be critical in overseeing the growth of the brand’s
enterprise and digital platforms, developing Brooks’ wholesale and
e-commerce businesses, cultivating distributor partnerships across the
world and building stronger connections with runners to fuel e-commerce.


“2018 was a fabulous year for Brooks. The growth we’re seeing is
incredibly exciting because it indicates our brand is resonating with
runners who are choosing our gear as they head out the door on their
runs,” said Jim Weber, CEO, Brooks Running Company. “As we continue to
grow, Dan’s experience leading teams, driving process and ensuring the
runner stays at the center of all business decisions will be invaluable.”

Sheridan joined Brooks Running in 1998 and through his career has been
critical in the continued growth of the brand and business. Prior to his
new role, Sheridan led global sales, e-commerce, business development
and customer service.

“I’ve believed in this brand since the day I started and it’s been
incredibly fun and rewarding to see our growth. We’ve built an
incredibly strong foundation focused on creating the best gear for
runners worldwide,” said Sheridan. “I’m excited by the opportunity to
build on this success as we bring Brooks’ unique premium brand
experiences to more runners around the world. In this new role, I’m
specifically looking forward to digging deeper into how we scale our
enterprise and digital platforms to better service our retail partners
and runners everywhere.”

About Brooks Running Company

Brooks Running Company sells its performance footwear, apparel, sports
bras and accessories in more than 50 countries worldwide. Brooks’
purpose is to inspire everyone to run and be active by creating
innovative gear designed to keep runners running longer, farther and
faster. This purpose is supported by Brooks’ Run Happy philosophy, a
quest to celebrate and champion the sport of running and all runners
everywhere. Founded 1914, Brooks is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway
Inc. and is headquartered in Seattle. Visit www.brooksrunning.com for
more information or follow us on Twitter (@brooksrunning),
Facebook (www.facebook.com/brooksrunning)
and Instagram (@brooksrunning).

Contacts

Alina Steiner
206.858.5432
Alina.Steiner@brooksrunning.com