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Jennifer Estabrook Is Fila’s First Female President — These Are Her Big Plans

When Fila announced this week that it had named Jennifer Estabrook the brand’s North America president, chairman Gene Yoon described her as “the steady hand” the firm turned to after the sudden passing of president Jon Epstein in February. (Esptein died following heart surgery.)
“Jennifer has the industry savvy, financial and operational command, and passion for the brand to guide Fila to its next stage of disciplined, high-octane global growth,” Yoon added.
Estabrook, who joined Fila in 2005 as VP legal/global general counsel, has steadily climbed the company’s ranks, building a successful track record for helping the firm navigate several waves of change, including the restructuring of its global operations post-acquisition by Fila Korea Ltd. in 2007. Prior to her newest assignment, Estabrook most recently served as COO.
Her ascension to the top post comes at a critical time for the brand, which has enjoyed a significant resurgence over the past two years, accented with its receipt of the coveted FNAA Shoe of the Year honor for the Fila Disruptor 2 in 2018.
As the #MeToo movement takes hold — inspiring more women to speak up about injustices at work as well as demand higher levels of recognition in corporate spaces — Estabrook’s new

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