IRVINE, Calif., June 17, 2002- O’Neill announced today the promotion ofCharlie Setzler to National Sales Manager for O’Neill Clothing.

Setzler started his career in the surf industry in 1995 with the helpand direction of Mike Locatelli. Then in 1997 as the NorthernCalifornia rep where he tripled the business in two years. In 1998 hebecame the Orange County rep for O’Neill where he more than doubled thebusiness again.

Setzler begins his new position as National Sales Manager immediately.

“We have a great team and I am happy to be a part of it,” said Setzler.

“I am confident that Charlie will bring the same enthusiasm and greatsales skills in house,” said Kelly Gibson, President of O’Neill ClothingUSA.