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The parent of Element Skateboards has promoted from within for the job of global general manager at the Costa Mesa-based brand.

Australia-based Billabong International Ltd. said Frank Voit will work with Element founder and President Johnny Schillereff on design, merchandising and marketing strategies for the brand worldwide.

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Voit most recently served as general manager for the Element and RVCA brands in Europe. RVCA is another Billabong International-owned brand with headquarters in Costa Mesa.

He is expected to continue working from Europe until mid-2015 and then will transfer to Element’s Costa Mesa office.