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Rip Curl names Jean-Seb Estienne as marketing man



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Jean-Seb was Rip Curl's team manager prior to promotion

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 17 January, 2014 - Rip Curl Europe announces the promotion of Jean-Seb Estienne into the role of Marketing Manager Europe. In his new role, Jean-Seb will oversee and lead all aspects of the Rip Curl Europe marketing department.

Jean-Seb has spent the last 2 years at Rip Curl as the brand's Team Manager. Before applying the experience he gained as a pro surfer to the benefit of the team riders, he obtained a Sports and Management Marketing degree. During his surfing career, Jean-Seb followed the WQS Tour for one year and was French Open Champ and European Junior Champ.

"The opportunity to lead the marketing of the Ultimate Surfing Company is a dream come true" Jean-Seb stated. " I'm very excited to be part of a company that has such strong values that i share" "There is such a positive vibe around the brand at the moment ! In 2013 we had a busy year with 4 ASP world champions, 2 great ASP world tour events, a strong GromSearch series globally combined with some amazing and innovative products to live the search.

The coming years are looking bright for Rip Curl and i can't wait to start working on the projects that we have for the future of the brand" Rip Curl Europe CEO, Wilco Prins, had the following to say: "I am excited to have Jean-Seb take on this opportunity. Rip Curl is made by surfers for surfers and Jean-Seb is part of a new generation of surfers that will help to reinvent ourselves, by staying true to what we are, the Ultimate Surfing Company »

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