IRVINE, Calif., October 21, 2002- O’Neill Clothing USA announces the hiring of Beau Maurer as In-Store Manager. Maurer is now in charge of all in-store, POP and tradeshow management.

“I am excited about working here at O’Neill. It is a great company with great history. I look forward to working with all the talented people that are around me,” said Maurer.

Before joining O’Neill, Maurer worked for Ocean & Earth USA for nine years. His main focus was sales and marketing. For the last five years Maurer was the president of Ocean & Earth USA.

“We are stoked to have Beau on board. He will be a great asset to the company. The addition of Beau will allow us to better focus on all aspects of marketing,” said Rick Petri, Director of Marketing for O’Neill.