Shaun Tomson has over three decades of unparalleled apparel industry experience in both the action sports and outdoor market. Shaun has founded and sold his own multi-million dollar companies (Instinct in the ‘80’s and Solitude in the ‘90’s) and worked with some of the best companies in both the outdoor and action sports markets including O’Neill and Patagonia.
He has held positions with both Patagonia and O’Neill and is a current board member of Surfrider Foundation, the world’s largest surfing environmental group. He is a best selling author (Surfers Code), an award winning filmmaker (Bustin’ down the Door) and a World Professional Surfing Champion. He is an inspirational speaker on positive values and overcoming challenges and his clients include General Motors, Price Waterhouse, Cisco, Disney and Toys R Us. He is a business finance and administration graduate from the University of Natal in his hometown of Durban, South Africa.
If you’re in the Action Sports industry and want to run your business better, if you want to enter the industry, or if you just want to understand it because the demographic is interesting to your company or investors, Shaun can help you do it.
“WWA is pleased to announce the hiring of surf and industry icon Shaun Tomson. Shaun has over three decades of unparalleled apparel industry experience in both the action sports and outdoor market and we are very excited to have him on our team” says Walter Wilhelm, President of WWA. “Shaun has founded and sold his [...]