Quiksilver co-Founder BOB MCKNIGHT “will step down this month as CEO," and will be replaced by former Disney Consumer Products Chair ANDY MOONEY. McKnight, who started in his role in ’91, will become Exec Chair. The changes will be effective Jan. 11. McKnight said that Quiksilver “was looking for a successor with experience with bigger brands, electronic commerce and global reach” (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 1/3)… Departing New Zealand Rugby League CEO JIM DOYLE will join the National Rugby League and "conduct a full review of pathways" and assist it with business and community programs within the country. His new role will see him work on the NRL's "whole-of-game review, the NRL 2013-17 Game Plan." Doyle will assist in "guiding investment in the competitions and resourcing for referees, administrators and volunteers" (APNZ, 12/21).
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