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Laurent Potdevin resigns as Burton CEO

Updated: June 21, 2010, 12:23 PM ET
By Press Release | ESPN Action Sports

BURLINGTON, Vt. (May 3, 2010) -- Burton today announced the departure of CEO Laurent Potdevin, who plans to pursue other opportunities after working at the world's leading snowboard company for 15 years. Laurent will stay connected to Burton as a consultant and advisor to the company.

"Laurent and I have had a great 15 years together," says Jake Burton Carpenter, Founder and Chairman of Burton Snowboards. "I support his decision to move on, and as a company we've always looked at ...

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