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(Reuters) – Under Armour Inc (NYSE:) on Wednesday named Stephanie Linnartz as its chief executive officer, effective Feb. 27, to succeed Patrik Frisk who stepped down from his role in June.
Shares of the Baltimore-based company were up 1.4% in extended trade.
Linnartz currently serves as the president of Marriott International (NASDAQ:) Inc and has been with the company for 25 years.
Under Armour (NYSE:)’s interim CEO Colin Browne will resume his responsibilities as chief operating officer.