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Under Armour hires former Black Diamond Equipment VP as new chief design officer

Under Armour has hired a former vice president of the climbing, skiing and mountain gear maker Black Diamond Equipment to serve as its new chief design officer.

Kasey Jarvis will join the company in early April, according to Under Armour.

Jarvis will replace Dave Dombrow, who recently left Under Armour for a second time since joining the company in 2010.

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Under Armour wins accreditation for labor practices around the world

Under Armour secured a stamp of approval from The Fair Labor Association for labor practices covering factory workers around the globe.

The labor group, which monitors worker conditions, accredited the Baltimore sports apparel maker’s social compliance program after finding it includes strong policies for monitoring and fixing problems affecting workers in the supply chain.

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Lindsey Vonn promotes Under Armour's Project Rock line with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

Former world champion skier Lindsey Vonn is teaming up with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in promoting his line of Under Armour training gear.

Vonn, a longtime Under Armour-sponsored athlete, became the Baltimore sportswear maker’s first ambassador to join Johnson in promoting the training line.

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Under Armour laying off 50 people at Locust Point headquarters

Under Armour is laying off 50 people at its Locust Point headquarters as part of a cutbacks announced in September.

The Baltimore-based athletic apparel brand notified the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation that those workers would be laid off between March 8 and June 30.

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Lindsey Vonn visits Under Armour, planning new role after retirement

Since retiring from competition this month, world champion skier Lindsey Vonn has traveled to Monaco for the Laureus World Sports Awards, attended Oscars events in Los Angeles and flew Monday into Baltimore to meet with Under Armour about her future role with the brand.

Through it all, Under Armour’s longest-standing athlete endorser still is coming to grips with life after the competitive slopes.

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Some at Under Armour see Kevin Plank's relationship with TV journalist as 'problematic,' newspaper reports

Under Armour CEO and founder Kevin Plank has sought business advice from MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle and flown the TV journalist on the private jet he leases to the Baltimore-based sports apparel company, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

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