Sorry, your version of Internet Explorer is too old to view properly.

Why not try Chrome instead.



Chad Navarro/Dave Boehne join etnies marketing team



Industry News

Chad Navarro and Dave Boehne Join the First Skateboarder-Owned and Operated Action Sports Footwear and Apparel Maker

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 31 May, 2006 : - - Lake Forest, CA - etnies is proud to announce building the brand marketing team with the addition of Chad Navarro and Dave Boehne. Chad Navarro joins etnies as sports marketing group manager, and Dave Boehne as the brand’s new surf team manager. Navarro and Boehne both grew up surfing, and enjoyed professional surfing careers before playing significant and innovative roles in the industry.

Navarro was hired as etnies sports marketing group manager to create and maintain a synergy among the brand’s skate, surf, snow, BMX and moto x team managers. He was most recently the global sales manager for Hoven/Ammon, where he was in charge of the sales team, international distributors, new product leases and all sales campaigns. Navarro has also held sales and marketing positions at Rip Curl, BlueTorch and Oakley.

As the etnies surf team manager, Boehne’s responsibilities include creating, maintaining and supervising the surf team and program. As a life-long surfer that has experience at almost every level of the surf world, Boehne’s strengths and skills are perfectly suited to take etnies surf program to the next level.

Prior to his new role, Boehne was the marketing manager for LOST Enterprises. He will also continue his longtime role as senior/buyer and manager at Infinity Surf Shop. Boehne honed his skills in sales and marketing positions at Ezekiel Clothing, IPath and OAM.

“We are excited to have Chad and Dave on board with the etnies marketing team,” said Eladio Correa, etnies brand marketing manager. “Adding these two players to our team will only strengthen our program and allow us to continue to build the etnies’ teams.”

These new members of the etnies brand team bring diverse experience and skills that come with a lifetime of experience in the action sports industry. This positions etnies to continue to support its current teams and strategically add new riders that align with the brand.

More USA/Cen Amer. surfing news available here
Check the latest West Coast Surf Reports and Forecasts

New! Get the latest news with Surfersvillage News-Alerts 

Ashton Maxfield

Industry news - Surfersvillage


Latest photos


Follow us and sign up to our daily newsletter