Head has announced the launch of Head Winter Sportswear in North America and the promotion of Julia Couperthwait to business manager of Sportswear North America. Couperthwait has extensive experience in the outdoor and fashion industries, specifically in brand marketing, merchandising and design. She will oversee all aspects of the Winter Sportswear business in North America, working closely with Roman Stepak, vice-president of Head Sportswear Global. Meanwhile, she will continue to manage marketing communications for Head Winter Sports Hardgoods as communications manager. In 2016, she was named one of Snowsports Industries America's “Women to Watch: Industry Leaders Working to Better the Snow Sports Community.” She will continue to be based out of Head/Tyrolia's U.S. Winter Sports headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.