October 23, 2014 6:28 AM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of VANS, Inc.

Company Overview

VANS, Inc. operates as an action sports footwear company that provides action sports footwear, apparel, and accessories for men, women, and kids. It offers sandals, boots, surfsiders, and skate shoes, as well as shoes for boys, girls, little boys, and toddlers/infants; and tees, tanks, dresses and shirts, fleeces and hoodies, shorts, board shorts, pants and joggers, jeans, jackets, tops, and sweaters. The company also provides accessories, such as hats and snapbacks, beanies, backpacks and bags, socks, sunglasses, wallets, belts, phone cases, handbags, and keychains. It serves customers through its distribution centers/retail stores worldwide, as well as online. VANS, Inc. was formerly known...

6550 Katella Avenue

Cypress, CA 90630-5102

United States

Founded in 1966

1,885 Employees





Key Executives for VANS, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer
Age: 49
Vice President of Human Resoures
Age: 54
Vice President of Asia & Americas and Vice President - Promotions & Events
Age: 58
Vice President of Marketing
Age: 45
Vice President of Product Development
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

VANS, Inc. Key Developments

VANS, Inc. Promotes Doug Palladini as Vice President and General Manager of the Americas

VANS, Inc. has promoted a company veteran to take over the newly created role of vice president and general manager of the Americas. Doug Palladini has served as vice president for global marketing for nine years at the Cypress-based sneaker and clothing maker. His appointment to the new general manager position is part of the company's plans to accelerate growth in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Latin America. In his previous position, Palladini oversaw global efforts to build Vans brand awareness, including growing Vans' Facebook community to 11 million fans; producing the company's Offthewall.tv original web series; publishing the coffee table book, 'Off the Wall: Stories of Sole from Vans Originals'; and producing the Vans Warped Tour documentary, 'No Room for Rock Stars'.

Belkin and Vans Inc. Announces Licensing Deal

Belkin and Vans Inc. announced a multi-year licensing partnership to create innovative and fun accessories for mobile devices. Initial case designs will be on display during the 2013 International CES from January 8-11, 2013 at Belkin's booth #30651 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Starting in early 2013, Belkin and Vans will launch a variety of cases merging the iconic Vans' brand imagery with Belkin's quality mobile accessory design. The initial cases focus on iOS devices including the iPhone 5 and iPod touch, with plans to expand to other platforms over the course of the partnership. Products will be available through Vans' accounts worldwide and through Belkin's online and retail partners.

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