Executive Bios

At every level of our company, you’ll find athletes leading the way. In our Running, Golf, and Team Sports divisions, while the games and the equipment may change, our goal remains constant: to create products that work in harmony with the athlete’s body, to help them perform better than ever.

Robert Puccini

President, Mizuno USA, Inc.
Chairman, Mizuno Canada Ltd.
Director, Mizuno Corporation

Bob Puccini's passion for sports and competing has transcended across his professional career. Bob joined Mizuno USA in August 1995 as vice president and general manager of Mizuno’s diamond, athletic footwear and apparel and South America businesses. Just over a year later in October 1996, Bob was appointed President of Mizuno USA to oversee all operations in both the United States and South America.

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Robert Puccini

Dick Lyons

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Product Divisions

Dick has more than 30 years of experience in the golf industry and has worked with some of the greatest players in the game. Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, and Luke Donald are just a few of the names that he has collaborated with, in one form or another, since his golf career began.

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Ahmet Abaci

Vice President of Brand Marketing & Management

Ahmet Abaci, VP of Brand Marketing at Mizuno USA, has more than 20 years experience as a global marketing and strategy executive in consumer package goods, over-the-counter, retail and sporting goods categories. Today at Mizuno, Abaci is putting his heart, soul and mind into making the world a better place through the unmatched power of sports

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Ahmet Abaci

Chris Walsh

Corporate Vice President of Sales

Chris Walsh, Corporate VP of Sales, brings more than 30 years of industry experience in athletic apparel, equipment and footwear. He has a passion for sports and possesses optimal knowledge of the industry, retail and its consumers.

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Chris Walsh

John Stacey

President of Mizuno Canada Ltd.

John Stacey’s passion for sports and his competitive nature started from his early years growing up in a family of four boys, all of whom excelled in various sports. John’s love of sports has transcended into his business career.

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