Outside Sports major shareholder and founding member John
Knight has been appointed the group's managing director.
Company chairman Noel Walker said Mr Knight would be
responsible for establishing Queenstown's new Outside Sports
flagship store, planned for Shotover St.
Mr Knight will replace Ivan Santin, who will return to Italy
Mr Knight said he was looking forward to taking on day-to-day
leadership as the company entered the busy winter season.
The locally owned company has three branches in Queenstown,
along with stores in Te Anau and Wanaka and a web-based
Mr Knight and his wife were responsible for the Queenstown
Outside Sports operation after a series of mergers in 2009
led to an enlarged company structure.
- Ellie Honeybone