Industry Press Release

Neve Welcomes EVP


Boulder, CO (October 18, 2011) — Neve Designs specialty manufacturer of distinctly functional and fashionable knit sweaters, base layers and accessories, is pleased to announce that Andy Burgess has joined the team as Executive Vice President.

In this newly created position, Burgess will focus on operational management with special attention to product design, development and production. Burgess will also direct Neve’s private label manufacturing business as well as assisting with the expansion of Neve’s international sales and distribution network.

Burgess brings over 20 years of experience in product development, merchandising, sales and marketing roles in the outdoor, snow sports and travel gear industries. He began his extensive career in leadership roles in product design and merchandising with The North Face, and has since held senior positions with multiple high profile brands, including L.L. Bean, Eagle Creek Travel Gear, TRG/Centric Group and GoLite. Most recently he was the Vice President of Marketing & Product at Eco-Products.

“I couldn’t be happier to welcome Andy to our team. His extensive experience and industry insight will be an instant boost to our business, but I’m most excited about his proven leadership abilities,” stated Tom Irvine, President/CEO of Neve Designs.

“Good people build good businesses, and the crew at Neve Designs is a wonderful group with a very solid track record. I’m thrilled to be joining the team as we continue to fuel growth for the Neve brand and our contract services and set the stage for future acquisitions. ,” states Burgess.

Burgess will be joining Neve Designs in October and can be reached at

About Neve Designs:

Neve Designs creates stunning ski and lifestyle apparel with elegance and flair, mixing European influences with classic American style. In the Italian Alps our name means snow. Neve was born in the mountains, but it’s just as comfortable at an elegant dinner in the city. It’s style made effortless. It’s sophistication with a touch of whimsy. It’s impeccable detailing and consummate quality with inspired pattern and color. It’s performance as nature intended. Neve Designs is headquartered in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, calling Boulder, Colorado home since it’s founding in 2002.,,