SOURCE: Apparel Magazine

Apparel Magazine

May 18, 2011 11:50 ET

Under Armour CIO Jody Giles to Keynote 2011 Apparel Executive Forum

COLUMBIA, SC--(Marketwire - May 18, 2011) - Joseph (Jody) Giles, Chief Information Officer of Under Armour Inc., will deliver the Opening Keynote address at the 11th Annual Apparel Executive Forum, to be held Oct. 3-5, 2011 at the Westin Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX.

In his address, "Inside the (Very Cool) Under Armour House," Giles will outline how the near $1 billion sports mega-brand's philosophy of making all athletes better through passion, science and the relentless pursuit of innovation carries over into every aspect of the company's strategy, operations and future vision.

With a theme of "Excelling Through A Consumer-Driven Organization," The Apparel Executive Forum will focus on innovative strategies and technologies to win more consumer share, to include expert-led sessions on Innovation, All-Channel Retail, Supply Chain Collaboration, Global Branding, Mobility, RFID, Social Media, PLM, the Wall Street View and more.

The Apparel Executive Forum is an exclusive, networking-rich event that accepts a limited number of registrations for qualified apparel retailers, brands and manufacturers. Sponsors to date include Premium Sponsor Motorola and Gold Sponsor Checkpoint.

To register, visit or contact Dave Etterbeck at 973-607-1341 or For sponsorship details please email

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