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Kevin Plank    

Chairman and Chief Brand of Under Armour

Kevin Plank is an entrepreneur and businessman best known for founding Under Armour, a sports apparel brand.

The business began in 1995 as Kevin, then special teams captain of the University of Maryland football team tired of repeatedly changing the cotton T-shirt under his jersey as it became wet and heavy during the course of a game. He set out to develop a next generation shirt that would remain drier and lighter. He created a new category of sporting apparel called performance apparel, and built the company into a leading developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear and accessories. Kevin has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1996 and as President from 1996 to July 2008 and from August 2010 to July 2017. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc. and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Maryland College Park Foundation.

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Under Armour Billionaire Kevin Plank Has Had A Very Good Year ...

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Kevin Plank addresses corporate culture, brand evolution with ...

Under Armour founder Kevin Plank addressed the company's corporate culture at a meeting of The Economic Club of Washington, D.C..

Under Armour CEO Plank gives pregame talk to Texas Tech, the ...

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank gave a pep talk before Monday night's NCAA men's basketball championship game to the players of Texas Tech — the ...

Under Armour CEO Plank Pledges to Improve Company's Culture ...

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank said he would take steps to improve the apparel company's culture after a recent Wall Street Journal article described practices ...

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