/ BOAR NOMINATIONS / Mr. Peter Bragdon

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Mr. Peter Bragdon


Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel Columbia Sportswear Company
Americas

“My work has appeared in national publications such as the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, and I regularly engage with media on corporate and public policy issues on Columbia’s behalf.”

Organizational Involvement

1993 – 1999 – Attorney in the corporate securities and finance group at Stoel Rives LLP in Portland, Oregon.

 

2003 – 2004 – Chief of Staff in the Oregon Governor’s office.

 

2007 – 2016 – Port of Portland Commissioner.

 

Board of Trustees for the University of Oregon.

 

My career includes experience in media, law and public policy.

 

I am overseeing several global corporate functions (Corporate Responsibility, Customs and Trade, Real Estate, Legal, Corporate Communications, Government and Community Affairs, Human Resources, and Procurement) and Columbia’s international distributor business.

Educational Background

1984 – BA from Amherst College.

 

1990 – 1991 – Master of Studies in Law, Yale Law School.

 

1993 – JD from Stanford Law School.

Work Experience

I began my career as a journalist at the Oregonian.

 

1984-90 – Political journalist at Congressional Quarterly magazine.

 

1999 – Senior Counsel and Director of Intellectual Property Columbia Sportswear Company.

 

2004 – Vice President and General Counsel, Secretary Columbia Sportswear Company.

 

2010 – Senior Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs, General Counsel Columbia Sportswear Company.

 

2015 – 2020 – Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel Columbia Sportswear Company.