ASB MAGAZINE: Dougall Walker is set to leave Volcom on December 31st this year with Alison Thomas transitioning into the role of General Manager of the Australian business. Dougall told ASB the reason for exiting the business was due to a global movement to streamline operations. Having held multiple management roles with Billabong and Volcom, Dougall said he’ll probably take a 6-month break and then look for new challenge.
Commenting on Alison Thomas appointment as GM for the local business Dougall said “Alison is a star and has worked in many aspects of the business, so she understands it very well. The staff and brand are in very good hands.”
Dougall’s resume is second to none and to fully acknowledge his impact on local industry, we’ll have an extended feature interview in the October issue of ASB Magazine.