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Respect Your Universe appoints John Wood as President
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Jun '11
Respect Your Universe Inc is pleased to announce it has appointed John Wood as President of the Company, effective June 1, 2011. Former President Kristian Andresen will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer.

John Wood – President: : John, a Shodan Blackbelt in Judo, continues to train in Judo as well as Muay Thai and Jujitsu; placing him alongside the martial arts athletes and super-stars of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. He has spent many years developing strong relationships with elite athletes, managers, and trainers in the mixed martial arts realm increasing his ability to lead our sports marketing and development efforts.

His work as a manager for the Armani Group provides him with experience and insight into the apparel industry paramount in building and running a successful apparel business. His past experiences include Executive Director for XS Nightclub at Encore and Tryst Nightclub at Wynn Resort both in Las Vegas.

Mr. Wood aims to build the profile of the RYU brand as premium MMA training apparel while also strengthening the Company's ties to the financial sector.

Mr. Wood said of his appointment, “I'm excited to step into this position and move Respect Your Universe, and the RYU brand into the forefront of MMA as the first technical brand rooted in the sport.”

CEO, Kristian Andresen said of the appointment, “I am pleased John has come on as the new President of Respect Your Universe, Inc. With John's contacts and passion for the sport he is the perfect person to lead RYU as we build our relationships with leagues, fighters, and other MMA outlets.”

Respect Your Universe Inc is a mixed martial arts apparel company focused on innovative design, development and production of premium training gear for mixed martial artists, athletic enthusiasts, and MMA fans. The Company has strong ties to the MMA industry and a management team with experience, vision, and a network necessary to build a brand into a top recognized clothing line within the MMA industry. The RYU brand is based on respect, honor and sustainability.

Respect Your Universe Inc


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