Orange County Business Journal

Billabong USA President Adds New Title

Kari Hamanaka Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Paul Naude, president of Irvine-based Billabong USA’s North America division, has expanded duties as president of the Americas.

The announcement comes as the Irvine-based company’s parent, Australia-based Billabong International Ltd. announced the appointment of Launa Inman as managing director and chief executive. She replaces former Chief Executive Derek O'Neill.

Billabong sells clothes and accessories inspired by surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding under several brands, including its namesake line, RVCA, Honolua and Element.