Columbia Sportswear announced it the expansion of its board of directors from 10 to 11 and has elected Malia Wasson to the newly created position.
“Malia Wasson brings strong leadership and advisory skills to our board,” said Tim Boyle, Columbia Sportswear Company CEO. “I’m confident that she will be a thoughtful and staunch advocate for our shareholders, a trusted colleague of the board, and a valuable advisor to management and the business.”
Wasson served as the president of Oregon and Southwest Washington for U.S. Bank from 2005 to 2015. As president, she left the Oregon Commercial Banking Group for U.S. Bank, which provides financial services to middle market companies. In 2013, Wasson was honored with the Circle of Service Excellence Award by the bank for being a strong and inspiring contributor.