Leading Outdoor Corporation Deckers Outdoor Corporation announced that John Perenchio was appointed to the Deckers Outdoor Corporation Board of Directors, effective December 21, 2005, as an additional Director, increasing the total number of Directors to seven.
John Perenchio, 50, is the owner and operator of Entrada Music, LLC, a holding company with controlling interests in three separate music enterprises: Fearless Records LLC, a boutique rock and punk music label; Smartpunk, LLC, an internet music retail store; and Ride Management, LLC, a personal management company.
From 1990 to 2004, Perenchio served as an Executive with Chartwell Partners, LLC, a family owned boutique investment bank and holding company specializing in the entertainment, media and real estate industries, where his responsibilities included managing the company's real estate holdings.
Perenchio was previously the Director of Contemporary Music at Triad Artists Inc, one of the premier talent agencies in the world, and prior to that, practiced law as an attorney in California.
Perenchio is an outdoor enthusiast and since 1992 has been a director of Univision Communications Inc, the leading Spanish-language media company in the United States.
Angel Martinez, President & Chief Executive Officer commented, "Company is very pleased to welcome John to Board of Directors.
His proven leadership capabilities combined with his broad operational, marketing, and legal expertise will be a tremendous benefit to the long-term direction and future success of Company and his extensive experience in the entertainment industry will add valuable insight to marketing strategies across all brands.