Meet The Senior Leadership Team

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Andrew Rees, Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Rees is the President, CEO and Principal Executive Officer of Crocs, Inc., overseeing the brand’s global strategy and operations. Mr. Rees joined Crocs as President in June 2014 and became CEO and joined the Board of Directors in June 2017. Mr. Rees has more than 25 years of experience in the footwear and retail industry. Prior to joining Crocs, Mr. Rees served as Managing Director of L.E.K. Consulting in Boston where he founded and led the firm’s Retail and Consumer Products Practice for 13 years. While at L.E.K., Mr. Rees served as a consultant for Crocs from 2013 to 2014, supporting the development and execution of the company’s strategic growth plan. Previously, Mr. Rees served as Vice President of both Strategic Planning and Retail Operations for Reebok International. He also held a variety of positions at Laura Ashley. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Imperial College, The University of London.

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Anne Mehlman, EVP and Chief Financial Officer

Anne Mehlman recently rejoined Crocs, Inc. as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, bringing more than 15 years of global financial and operational experience to her role. Ms. Mehlman had previously worked at Crocs, Inc. as Vice President of Corporate Finance from 2011 to 2016. After leaving Crocs in 2016, she served as the CFO of Zappos.com, the ecommerce retailer owned by Amazon. Prior to that, Ms. Mehlman was Director of Finance at RSC Equipment Rental, now United Rentals. She also held various financial roles at Corporate Express, now Staples, and Lockheed Martin. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

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Dan Hart, EVP and Chief Legal & Risk Officer

Dan Hart has served as Chief Legal and Administrative Officer for Crocs, Inc. since January 2010. Mr. Hart is responsible for overseeing the company’s legal affairs and human resource departments. This position expands upon his previous role as Crocs’ Executive Vice President of Administration and Corporate Development, which he held from June 2009 through December 2009. Mr. Hart arrived at Crocs following his role as Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Océ North America, a division of Océ, N.V., a leading international manufacturing and engineering company, from 2006 to 2009. Prior to this role, Mr. Hart served as Senior Vice President of General Counsel and Human Resources for Invensys Controls from 2002 to 2006, a global manufacturing and engineering operation within Invensys plc, a public U.K. conglomerate. Mr. Hart’s experience also includes senior legal positions at Dictaphone Corporation, Brooke Group Ltd. and a private legal practice in New York City. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and his Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law.

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Michelle Poole, SVP and Chief Product & Merchandising Officer

Michelle Poole has served as Senior Vice President for Global Product Creation & Merchandising since August 2014. In addition to her product and merchandising responsibilities, Ms. Poole assumed responsibility for the Marketing function in 2017. She has more than 20 years of experience and proven success in the development of leading global fashion and lifestyle brands. Prior to Crocs, she spent five years at Sperry Top-Sider, where she served as Senior Vice President of Product. Ms. Poole was responsible for the creation and implementation of the global product strategy and led several key initiatives, including the launch of a year-round women's business and collaborated on the launch of specialty retail stores and sperrytopsider.com. Her footwear industry experience also includes brand-building roles at Timberland and Converse. Ms. Poole received her Bachelor's degree in fashion marketing from the University of Northumbria.

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Terence Reilly, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer

Terence Reilly has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer since 2014. Mr. Reilly leads the Global Marketing team, providing strategic direction and support to the Crocs regional and country marketing teams across the globe. He also oversees all aspects of Crocs' marketing, including brand, advertising, consumer and social media campaigns. Prior to Crocs, he served as Vice President of Marketing at Famous Footwear, where he led national marketing campaigns for the brand. He was a Marketing Leader for Footaction USA, American Express and Prudential, where he served as Vice President of Marketing, and also served as a Marketing Director of MetLife, Prudential and American Express. Mr. Reilly received his Bachelor’s degree from Rider University.

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Adam Michaels, SVP and Chief Digital Officer

Adam Michaels serves as Senior Vice President of Global e-Commerce, a promotion from his position as Vice President of Global e-Commerce after joining the company in 2013. He is responsible for the strategic direction and operations of Crocs’ e-Commerce bus`iness globally. Mr. Michaels has over 15 years of experience in the e-Commerce space including leadership roles at Reebok, where he led the e-Commerce channel, and Cloud 9 Living, where he co-founded and grew the e-Commerce start-up into a successful growth business. Michaels received his Bachelor’s degree from Colgate University.

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Ann Chan, SVP and General Manager of Americas

Ann Chan serves as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Americas region. Ms. Chan joined the company in 2012, and has served in roles of increasing responsibility including most recently as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Europe Region where she was instrumental to the improvement of business processes, operations and growth in the region. Chan has over 20 years of experience in the retail space including roles with New Look and more recently, LaSenza. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Stirchley College.

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Neil Parker, SVP & GM, APAC

Neil Parker, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Asia Region joined Crocs in 2015. With over 25 years of retail and brand development, Neil knows how to deliver the brand message and results within the complex and ever changing Omni channel world . Neil has worked for many global brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Levi’s, as well as living and managing large cross country portfolios with a strong affinity to the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions, where he has lived and operated.

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William (Bill) Bine, SVP, Global Supply Chain

Bill Bine joined the Crocs team in 2017 and serves and Senior Vice President of Supply Chain. Mr. Bine is responsible for Crocs’ manufacturing, sourcing, supply chain, distribution and logistics. Following his service in the United States Navy, Bine held roles in finance, operations, and process engineering including a role with Ernst & Young. Bine has assumed increasing levels of responsibility in apparel and retail supply chain roles, including time with L Brands Inc., Chico’s FAS and most recently as vice president and chief sourcing officer at Ascena Retail Group where he was responsible global sourcing operations for their diverse and differentiated brands. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his Master of Business Administration from Duke University.

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Shannon Sisler, SVP and Chief People Officer

Shannon Sisler joined Crocs in 2017 as the Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources. Ms. Sisler is responsible for human resources globally, including talent acquisition/development, employee relations, total rewards and corporate facilities. Prior to joining Crocs, Ms. Sisler held HR leadership roles with Davita and Janus Capital and most recently served as Senior Vice President of Talent Management at Western Union where she was responsible for talent acquisition, leadership/ professional development, talent management and workforce strategy. She received her Bachelor’s degree from University of Colorado and her Master of Business Administration from University of Denver.

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Adrian Holloway, SVP & GM, EMEA

Meet The Board of Directors

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Thomas Smach, Chairman

Thomas Smach has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2005 and stepped into the role of Chairman in late 2010. Mr. Smach is a founder and partner of Riverwood Capital Management. From Janury 2005 to June 2008, Mr. Smach served as the Chief Financial Officer of Flextronics, Inc. April 2000 until December 2004, he served as Senior Vice President, Finance of Flextronics. From 1997 to April 2000, he served as the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of The Dii Group, Inc. Mr. Smach is a certified public accountant and serves on the board of directors of ADVA AG Optical Networking.

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Prakash Melwani

Director Since 01/01/14

Prakash Melwani is a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone. He is Chief Investment Officer of Blackstone's Private Equity Group and chairs each of its Investment Committees. Mr. Melwani serves as a director of Acushnet Company, Kosmos Energy, Performance Food Group, Pinnacle Foods, RGIS Inventory Specialists, and Blackstone strategic partner, Patria. Mr. Melwani received a First Class Honors degree in Economics from Cambridge University, England, and an M.B.A. with High Distinction from the Harvard Business School, where he graduated as a Baker Scholar and a Loeb Rhodes Fellow.

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Andrew Rees, President, CEO and Director

Director Since 06/01/17

Andrew Rees is the President, CEO and Principal Executive Officer of Crocs, Inc., overseeing the brand’s global strategy and operations. Mr. Rees joined Crocs as President in June 2014, and became CEO and joined the Board of Directors in June 2017. Mr. Rees has more than 25 years of experience in the footwear and retail industry. Prior to joining Crocs, Mr. Rees served as Managing Director of L.E.K. Consulting in Boston where he founded and led the firm’s Retail and Consumer Products Practice for 13 years. While at L.E.K., Mr. Rees served as a consultant for Crocs from 2013 to 2014, supporting the development and execution of the company’s strategic growth plan. Previously, Mr. Rees served as Vice President of both Strategic Planning and Retail Operations for Reebok International. He also held a variety of positions at Laura Ashley.

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Doreen Wright

Doreen Wright has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2011. Since 2008, Ms. Wright has been retired, having served previously as Campbell Soup Company’s Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer from 2001 until her retirement. Prior to joining Campbell Soup Company, she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Nabisco from 1999 to 2001. From 1995 through 1998, Ms. Wright was Senior Vice President, Operations and System for Prudential Insurance Company’s Prudential Investment Group. Additionally, Ms. Wright brings prior board experience as a current member of the Board of Directors of the Dean Foods Company, Citadel Broadcasting Corporation, and New Hope Arts, Inc.

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Ronald Frasch

Ronald Frasch has served as Vice Chairman and Chief Merchant of Saks Fifth Avenue, a division of Saks, Incorporated, since November 2004. From January 2004 to November 2004, Mr. Frasch was employed by Saks in a non-executive capacity. From April 2000 to January 2004, Mr. Frasch served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bergdorf Goodman (a subsidiary of Neiman Marcus Group, Inc.) and served as President of GFT North America (a subsidiary of Gruppo GFT, based in Turin, Italy, a global producer, marketer and distributor of fine men’s and women’s clothing, sportswear and furnishings) from 1996 to 2000. Mr. Frasch also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Escada USA from 1994 to 1996.

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Bill Gray

Director Since 06/05/18

Bill Gray has served as a Senior Advisor to Blackstone's Private Equity Group since October 2010, advising various Blackstone portfolio companies on sales and marketing strategies to further brand development, as well as on issues management, user experience, channel expansion and digital transformation. Mr. Gray also serves as an investor and/or an advisor to a number of digitally oriented ventures including QF (QuickFrame) Video (a short form Video content creator), Dagne Dover (fashion handbag and accessory start up), and KARD (a charge card digital loyalty rewards start up). Prior to joining Blackstone, Bill spent 32 years at The Ogilvy Group, the world’s fifth largest communications firm, where he held a succession of leadership positions culminating in the roles of CEO Ogilvy Group North America (2005-2009). Mr. Gray serves as a Director of SeaWorld Entertainment and of HeathMarkets (a health insurance distribution and underwriter co-owned by Blackstone and Goldman Sachs), and he previously served as a Director of the Harleysville Property Casualty Insurance and Zinio Digital Newsstand (3000 digital global magazines) and as a Trustee of Century Capital Family of Mutual Funds. Mr. Gray graduated from Harvard College and received his MBA from the Darden School University of Virginia.

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Ian Bickley

Director Since 04/01/15

Mr. Bickley, has served as President, International Group, of Coach, Inc. (“Coach”), a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, since August 2013. Effective July 2017, Mr. Bickley will serve as President, Global Business Development and Strategic Alliances for Coach. Prior to his current role, Mr. Bickley served as President, Coach International from February 2006 to August 2013, President and Chief Executive Officer, Coach Japan from August 2001 to January 2006, Vice President, Japan from 1997 to 2001 and other successively senior positions since joining Coach in May 1993. Mr. Bickley brings more than 25 years of global retail and brand building experience to the Board. Since joining Coach in 1993, Mr. Bickley has been an important architect in the development and execution of its international businesses, through direct retail, wholesale and distributor-run businesses. Mr. Bickley also oversees development of all new and emerging markets globally for the Coach brand. This experience provides the Board with significant expertise and perspective relating to global retail operations, emerging markets and branding.

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Doug Treff

Director Since 06/01/16

Mr. Treff is the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of World Vision, Inc., an international relief and development organization. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Payless Holdings, Inc. from September 2007 to July 2015 and also as its Chief Financial Officer from 2012 to 2015. Mr. Treff served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Sears Canada Inc. from 2006 to 2007, having been seconded to Sears Canada from Sears Holdings. Mr. Treff served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Deluxe Corporation from 2000 to 2006. From 1990 to 2000, he held Chief Financial Officer and other leadership roles in finance at Wilsons The Leather Experts Inc., including serving as Vice President, Finance of Wilsons since 1993 and as Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary since 1996.