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Deckers Outdoor Corporation appoints Michael Devine as independent director

Mar 8, 2011

Deckers Outdoor Corporation announced the appointment of Michael F. Devine to its board of directors, effective March 1, 2011. Mr. Devine will serve as a director until the next annual meeting on May 31, 2011, at which time he will be included as a nominee for election by the Company’s stockholders.

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Michael F. Devine

Michael Devine has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Coach Inc., a leading marketer of modern classic American accessories, since 2001. He recently announced his retirement, effective August 2011. During his tenure, Coach grew its annual sales nearly 500% to $4 billion and more than tripled its retail store base.

In addition, Mr. Devine was named the number one CFO in Apparel, Footwear and Textiles by Institutional Investor six times, awarded CFO of the year for New York City in 2007 by the executive board, and recognised as one of the 100 most influential people in Finance – Visionary CFO by the Treasury & Risk Management Magazine in 2005.

Angel Martinez, president, chairman and CEO of Deckers, stated: “We are very pleased to welcome Mike to our Board of Directors. His experience and financial leadership of a world renowned company like Coach speaks for itself. I am confident Mike will be extremely valuable as we continue to develop our retail platform and further expand our global reach.”

Since its creation in 1973, Deckers Outdoor Corporation has grown into an international footwear manufacturer with six footwear brands: Ahnu, Mozo, Simple, Teva, Tsubo, and UGG Australia.

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