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La Jolla Group President Bill Bussiere Resigns

La Jolla Group CEO Toby Bost and Bill Bussiere at ASR

La Jolla Group CEO Toby Bost and Bill Bussiere at ASR

La Jolla Group (LJG) President and CFO Bill Bussiere is resigning his position with the company to take a new position, rumored to be in the action sports industry. While Bussiere was unavailable for comment and LJG declined to share the nature of Bussiere’s new position, LJG’s PR team released the following statement from LJG CEO Toby Bost:

“Bill left the company on good terms for a new career opportunity. It’s bittersweet to see him go, but we accomplished a lot strategically in a short period of time together.  We are set up with the right people and brands to drive growth over the next 3 years. The opportunity has never been more clear for LJG.”

Prior to his joining LJG in January 2009, Bussiere’s impressive resumé includes:

  • Global Chief Financial Officer at DC Shoes
  • Chief Financial Officer, Americas at Quiksilver
  • Chief Financial Officer at Baby Guess
  • Chief Financial & Operating Officer at Apparel Ventures
  • Chief Financial Officer at Taren Holdings
  • Chief Financial Officer at Patagonia
  • Vice President, Finance at Gotcha Sportswear
  • Manager at Moss Adams LLP
  • Senior Accountant at Ernst & Whinney