North American luxury brand Canada Goose has announced the departure of its Asia Pacific president, Paul Cadman, coinciding with a shake-up across both its C-suite and board of directors.
The Canadian outerwear maker said Cadman is “no longer with the company,” and thanked “Paul for his contributions during his time at Canada Goose.”
The executive served in the role for just over two years.
Coinciding with the news, Canada Goose said that Woody Blackford, chief product officer, has also departed. The search for a new design lead, who will work closely with the company’s existing product leadership team, commenced prior to Blackford’s departure and “is well underway,” it said in a press release.
Moreover, Canada Goose announced that Marjan Anwar Khan will join the company as chief technology officer. In her new role, Anwar Khan will lead the company’s technological endeavours, including developing a system-wide architecture strategy, advancing digital strategy, implementing AI and automation practices, and fostering new business partnerships.
Before joining Canada Goose, the executive spent eight years at Restaurant Brands International, where she led tech partner success and the project management office in her most recent role. She has also held senior roles at Tim Hortons and Deloitte.
Finally, Canada Goose is reshuffling its board of directors, adding Gary Saage, former group chief financial officer, Richemont, and Jennifer Davis, partner, Bain Capital Private Equity, to its board, effective immediately.
Davis will replace Josh Bekenstein, who has made the decision to resign from the board.
“As Canada Goose embarks on a new chapter of global growth, I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Gary and Jennifer to the Board and Marjan to the role of CTO,” said Dani Reiss, chairman and CEO, Canada Goose.
“I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank Josh for his outstanding service, leadership and contributions to Canada Goose since I met him in 2013. Josh remains an incredible mentor and good friend. Our newest board members will draw on their extensive knowledge and expertise in finance, luxury and retail to help our team to continue to execute against our strategic growth pillars, while Marjan will lead our technology transformation.”