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Kevin Plank to step down as CEO of Under Armour

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Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank in 2016. Photo via Maryland GovPics/Flickr.

Kevin Plank is stepping down as CEO of Under Armour, the athletic apparel he founded more than two decades ago and built into a giant with more than $5 billion in revenue, at the end of 2018.

President and COO Patrik Frisk will take over CEO duties on Jan. 1, and Plank will stay on as chairman of the board and “brand chief,” the firm announced this morning.

The Sun is Moving, and Staffers Past and Present Don’t Seem Happy About It

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The Sun’s N. Calvert Street headquarters. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

The Sun’s Sarah Gantz reported yesterday the city’s paper of record is leaving its downtown office and is on the verge of renovating space in its Port Covington printing plant to accommodate a state-of-the-art newsroom.

Kevin Plank’s Rye Street Tavern Opens at Sagamore Spirit Distillery

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Rye Street Tavern

Kevin Plank’s latest establishment, Rye Street Tavern, made its debut last night.

Kevin Plank Leaves President Trump’s Manufacturing Advisory Council

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Baltimore’s most prominent businessman has severed ties with the Trump administration.

Rapper A$AP Rocky Rumored to Be New Face of Under Armour’s Lifestyle Brand

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Photo via Chad Cooper – Flickr

If the reports are true, Under Armour’s newest endorser is a far cry from Chef Curry, The Rock or the leader of the perennial Super Bowl-contending New England Patriots.

Under Armour Reorganizes its C-Suite, Appoints New President

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New president and old president. Photos via Under Armour, Wikimedia Commons.

South Baltimore’s favorite publicly traded athletic wear maker has appointed a new president and chief operating officer while still keeping its founder, CEO and board chairman Kevin Plank at the helm.

Kevin Plank Gave NBC’s Willie Geist the ‘Top Secret’ Under Armour Tour

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Kevin Plank

Kevin Plank was back on national TV this weekend, as NBC’s Willie Geist visited Under Armour’s new R&D lab in Port Covington.

Mayor Pugh, Kevin Plank, Hopkins President Pledge to Fight Climate Change After Trump Drop U.S. from Paris Agreement

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Photo by Alfred Palmer, via Library of Congress

Late last week, President Donald Trump made the unsurprising announcement that he would remove the United States from a pact with 194 other countries to mitigate greenhouse gas production and fight global warming. Here in Baltimore, three of the city’s most influential figures responded with criticism, resilience and promises.

Under Armour Posts its First Ever Loss, But Investors Appear Happy

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Under Armour’s headquarters, photo via Wikimedia Commons

For the first time in 11 years as a publicly traded company, Under Armour today posted its first official quarterly loss in operating income. And yet, fallout has been minimal, as the company met its own expectations and exceeded those of some analysts on Wall Street.

Sagamore Spirit Distillery Opens to the Public

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Photo courtesy of Sagamore Spirit

During Thursday’s ribbon cutting for the new Sagamore Spirit distillery in Port Covington, speakers hammered home one big point: Mark Twain approved of whiskey.

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