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Joe Keenan is the executive editor of Total Retail. Joe has more than 10 years experience covering the retail industry, and enjoys profiling innovative companies and people in the space.

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Callaway Golf Company has named Harry Arnett as SVP marketing. In this role, Arnett assumes leadership of the company's global marketing, communications and go-to-market functions. The announcement was made by Chip Brewer, president and CEO, Callaway Golf. "Harry has demonstrated an impressive ability to develop and execute compelling strategies on a global scale that clearly connect with golfers," said Brewer. "We're looking forward to his contributions and leadership of our Marketing as we further strengthen our organization and move ahead with our turnaround plan." "It's awesome to be a part of such an iconic

Callaway Golf Company announced the sale of the Top-Flite brand to Dick's Sporting Goods. The announcement was made by Chip Brewer, president and CEO of Callaway Golf. "The decision to sell Top-Flite reflects the company's renewed focus and commitment to driving the proficiency of our core businesses, specifically the success of Callaway and Odyssey products," said Brewer. "Our strong working relationship with Dick's Sporting Goods went a long way towards the completion of this agreement and we look forward to their stewardship of the Top-Flite brand."

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Callaway Golf Company has appointed Chip Brewer as president and CEO, effective March 5. Tony Thornley, who has served as interim president and CEO since June 2011, will resign from his interim positions on March 5, but will continue to serve on the Board of Directors. It is expected that Brewer will be appointed to the board of directors once he officially joins the company. "After a very thorough search, we believe that we have selected the ideal candidate to lead us through the next chapter at Callaway," commented Ronald Beard, chairman of the board of

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