Kent has served as the president and CEO of Yankee Candle prior to this, where he was responsible for the company's growth in revenues, profits and shareholder value. He has held several senior roles in companies like Alex and Ani, C Wonder, Totes Isotoner Corporation, Olin Corporation, Campbell Soup Company and Dole Food Company.
He started his career as a consultant at Bain and Company. He has done his Bachelors in economics from Dartmouth College.
Commenting on his appointment, Kent said, “I'm excited to join the team at Performance Sports Group, a company best known for its iconic brands and elevating player performance and protection.”
“I look forward to working closely with the Board and our employees to fulfil our consumer-centric mission,” he added. (MCJ)
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