Full Name
Anne Cavassa
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Speaker Bio
Anne Cavassa is President of Saucony, a leading global performance running lifestyle brand and a division of Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (NYSE: WWW). Founded in 1898, Saucony, one of most innovative brands in the Wolverine portfolio, exists to inspire and serve all humans to live their best life by providing access to running, self-expression and creating a better world. While Saucony continues to win industry awards for its performance line of road, trail, and competitive footwear, the brand’s lifestyle Originals collection continues to expand, further resonating with active consumers worldwide.

With more than 20 years of experience in global brand building, Cavassa is a true visionary who drives brand growth through relentless consumer focus and a commitment to Saucony’s unprecedented heritage in the sport, product innovation and DEIB and sustainability. Passionate about the goodness that running brings to the world, Cavassa is a significant and authentic voice in the running community, committed to the people and partnerships that drive and elevate the industry. Cavassa helps bring this ethos to life in her role as President of the Saucony Run for Good Foundation, established in 2006 to help combat childhood obesity by providing financial support to underprivileged, community-based youth running programs.

Prior to Saucony, Cavassa served as Chief Customer Experience Officer and Senior Vice President of Marketing and Apparel for the Brooks Running Company. Prior to her position at Brooks, Cavassa held various leadership roles with The Timberland Company; Nike; Ibex Outdoor Clothing; Eastern Mountain Sports; and Reebok International, among others.

Cavassa earned a B.A. degree in psychology from Loyola Marymount University. When she’s not leading brands, Cavassa is a marathoner and an Ironman finisher. Cavassa lives in Lincoln, MA with her husband Bob and two young children.
Anne Cavassa