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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Dick  Lyons

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

Keith Neely

Vice President of Information Technology, Ecommerce, & Customer Support

As Vice President of IT, eCommerce and Customer Support, Keith combines over twenty years of progressive management experience in Information Technology with expertise in customer service, strategic planning, supply chain enablement, financial reporting, and business management.

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Keith Neely

Josh Creasman

Vice President of Supply Chain

Josh possesses 15 years of global supply chain experience focused in consumer products, building materials, chemicals, and the military. He has a proven track record of integrating global supply chains, enabling companies to produce products efficiently, with improved margins, and rapidly respond to an ever changing consumer.

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Josh Creasman

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

Bob White

Vice President of Human Resources & Organizational Development

Bob brings over 25 years of experience as a senior-level HR executive for national retail and wholesale companies. In his role at Mizuno USA, Bob is responsible for all aspects of the company's human resources policies, benefits administration and organizational development strategies and activities.

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Bob White

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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John  Stacey

Mark Hansen

Director Sales & Marketing for Golf and Running Divisions - Mizuno Canada Ltd.

Mark is a 24 year veteran of the sporting goods industry. His career began in 1987 and spent his first 14 years travelling as a sales representative in the Ontario market.

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Mark  Hansen

Dave Bartlett

Director of Sales & Marketing, Team Sports - Mizuno Canada Ltd.

Dave has spent more than 25 years in the Sporting Goods Industry in Canada and is a passionate Baseball and Golf fan. Dave joined Mizuno Canada in January of 2002 as a Territory Manager for all divisions in Ontario.

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Dave  Bartlett

Rodrigo Silveria

Vice President of Mizuno Latin America

Rodrigo brings more than 17 years of industry experience with a proven track record of successful financial results and operational excellence to Mizuno. His proven experience driving key business initiatives throughout Latin America, including Argentina, Mexico and Brazil is of great value to Mizuno.

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Rodrigo Silveria