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Murrey R. Albers
Stephen E. Babson
Sarah A. Bany
Andy Bryant
Edward S. George
Walter T. Klenz
Ron Nelson
John W. Stanton

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About Michael “Woody” Blackford

Michael W. (“Woody”) Blackford joined Columbia in September 2005 as a Senior Apparel Designer and was promoted to Design Director of Men's Apparel & Equipment in May 2006. In February 2008 he was promoted to Director of Global Innovation and named Vice President of Global Innovation in August 2010. In August 2013, he was promoted to VP Global Apparel Innovation & Design, Product Design. Prior to joining Columbia, Mr. Blackford held various positions in design, brand management and sourcing at Sierra Designs.