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July 2, 1991 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Quiksilver Inc., a leading maker of surf wear, said Monday that John C. Warner has stepped down as chairman and chief executive. He will be replaced by Robert B. McKnight, the company's president and founder. The change comes as Quiksilver is striving to improve earnings, which have been depressed by the recession and price-cutting in the apparel industry. But McKnight said Warner's departure is unrelated to the company's financial performance. "It's something we both wanted," McKnight said.
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July 2, 1991 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Quiksilver Inc., one of the leading names in the surf wear industry, said Monday that John C. Warner has stepped down as chairman and chief executive and will be replaced by the company's president and founder, Robert B. McKnight. Although Quiksilver's earnings have been depressed recently, McKnight said Warner's departure is not related to the company's financial performance. "It's something we both wanted," McKnight said. "He's a real career-oriented guy."
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BUSINESS
July 2, 1991 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Quiksilver Inc., one of the leading names in the surf wear industry, said Monday that John C. Warner has stepped down as chairman and chief executive and will be replaced by the company's president and founder, Robert B. McKnight. Although Quiksilver's earnings have been depressed recently, McKnight said Warner's departure is not related to the company's financial performance. "It's something we both wanted," McKnight said. "He's a real career-oriented guy."
BUSINESS
July 2, 1991 | CHRIS WOODYARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Quiksilver Inc., a leading maker of surf wear, said Monday that John C. Warner has stepped down as chairman and chief executive. He will be replaced by Robert B. McKnight, the company's president and founder. The change comes as Quiksilver is striving to improve earnings, which have been depressed by the recession and price-cutting in the apparel industry. But McKnight said Warner's departure is unrelated to the company's financial performance. "It's something we both wanted," McKnight said.
BUSINESS
May 17, 1992 | TED JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For many Orange County executives, 1991 was a year when their pay packages came under greater shareholder scrutiny and corporate boards were cautious in handing out cash bonuses and perks. It mirrored a trend statewide of keeping executive compensation in line with a company's financial performance. Of the top 100 county executives on the list of publicly traded companies, one-third of the officers saw their cash compensation remain unchanged or had it reduced.
BUSINESS
February 24, 1988
John C. Warner has been appointed to the new position of chairman and chief executive of Quiksilver Inc., a Costa Mesa surfwear manufacturer. Warner previously was vice president-sales and a director. Before joining Quiksilver, he held various management positions with May Department Stores in Denver. Quiksilver founder Robert B. McKnight Jr. will continue as president.
BUSINESS
January 24, 1991
Apparel company Quiksilver) Inc. said Wednesday that it expects to report lower sales and earnings for its first quarter ending Jan. 31. In a statement, Chairman John C. Warner blamed "current economic conditions" for the lower results. He said the company anticipates flat or lower results through the first half of its fiscal year unless the economy improves. Quiksilver designs, distributes and arranges for the manufacture of ski wear, beachwear and other casual fashions.
BUSINESS
February 24, 1988 | VICKY CLEPPER
John C. Warner has been appointed to the newly created position of chairman and chief executive officer of Quiksilver Inc., a Costa Mesa surfwear manufacturer. Warner joined Quiksilver in July, 1987, as a board member and vice president of sales. He previously held various management positions with May Department Stores in Denver. A company spokesman said the position of chairman and chief executive was created as part of Quiksilver's evolution from a private company.
BUSINESS
June 11, 1991
Quiksilver Inc., the Newport Beach-based surf wear maker, reported Monday that its sales increased in the second quarter now that it has acquired a European subsidiary, but net sales and earnings were down compared to the same period last year. Consolidated net sales were $35.5 million for the quarter ended April 30, up 19% from $29.8 million last year. But net sales for the quarter, excluding the sales of the company's French-based Na Pali S.A.
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