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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 06 / 28 / 17

Under Armour Founder & CEO KEVIN PLANK  will "step back from his role of president in a series of management changes announced Tuesday." PATRIK FRISK , former CEO of footwear company The Aldo Group, will become the company's president and COO on July 10. Frisk will report to Plank, who ...

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