LIVERMORE, Calif., April 25. FINIS Inc. announced the addition of Tim Hawkins as Chief Financial Officer today.
Hawkins came to FINIS from CytoSport, Inc., where he spent five years growing one of the most recognized sports nutritional companies in the world.
Hawkins was a competitive age group and high school swimmer and currently competes in triathlons at the Ironman distance.
"As an athlete, combining nutrition, training and products are essential for top performance. As the FINIS CFO, building a successful business requires similar ingredients of which I intend to play an important part of the team," said Hawkins.
"With the planned new product launches for fall of 2007 and spring of 2008 we sought to add an experienced leader within our sports industry. During Tim's tenure at Cytosport the business experienced strategic growth of magnitudes. Tim is a great fit for our future plans" said John Mix, President of FINIS.
About FINIS, Inc: Founded in 1993 by Mix and Olympic Gold Medalist, Pablo Morales, FINIS, Inc. develops the most technologically advanced training equipment for the swimming community. Finis is the proud sponsor of Australian Olympic Swimmer and World Record Holder Jade Edmistone and USA Waterpolo captain, two-time Olympian Tony Azevedo. From competitive swimwear and technical training equipment to high-end swim goggles and children's water confidence, FINIS offers something for swimmers of all abilities to improve their technique and add to their enjoyment of being in the water. Brands owned and operated by FINIS include: FINIS, SwiMP3, Zoomers, Lane 4, and Water Pals.