Industry Press Release

HEAD USA Announces New Role for Julia Blumenfeld


Boulder, CO (October 1, 2013) — HEAD USA today announces the promotion of Julia Blumenfeld to Communications Manager of HEAD’s Winter Sports Division. Julia will be responsible for managing HEAD USA’s marketing communications via social media, events, advertising, and public relations efforts.

A lifelong skier, avid cyclist, and Tenth Mountain Division descendant, Julia relocated from Connecticut to Colorado with HEAD Wintersports last July. A graduate of the University of New Hampshire and formerly employed by Wacoal Sports Science Corp. (CW-X) in New York prior to her three years at HEAD USA, Julia brings valuable marketing experience, strong industry relations, creativity, and passion to the Wintersports industry. “Those who have worked with Julia know her enthusiasm, reliability, and drive for success,” said Jon Rucker, Vice President HEAD Wintersports. “She is always pushing herself to improve, and it shows. Her writing and graphical talents, as well as her love for the sport of skiing are evident in everything she does. Julia is an integral part of our team and as Communications Manager her skills will be even more evident,” Rucker says.

Along with her new responsibilities, Julia will continue to support sales efforts for the Wintersports Division in the U.S.

For further information, please contact Julia Blumenfeld at

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HEAD NV is a leading global manufacturer of premium sports equipment. HEAD NV’s ordinary shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange (“HEAD”). HEAD’s business is organized into four divisions: Winter Sports, Racquet Sports, Diving, and Licensing. HEAD sell products under the HEAD, Penn, Tyrolia, and Mares/Dacor brands. The company holds leading positions in all of their product markets and HEAD products are endorsed by some of the world’s top athletes including Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso, Ted Ligety, Bode Miller, Simon Dumont, Aksel Lund Svindal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Maria Sharapova.