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Columbia recruits boost city team

New recruit strengthens investment team


Columbia has boosted its city credentials, recruiting Andrew Burns as director of investor relations and Competitive Intelligence, reporting to senior vice president and chief financial officer, Jim Swanson.

In his new role, Burns will be based at Columbia’s HQ  in Portland, Oregon.

“Andrew joins us with deep experience and brings a unique point of view having covered the outdoor industry, global retailers and Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM) as a sell-side equity research analyst for D.A. Davidson and other investment firms over the past 14 years,” said Swanson. “I’m confident that Andrew’s professional background, investor and industry expertise and focus on financial insights will ensure the success of our investor relations activities and competitive intelligence program.”

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