Ronald Nelson Biography and Net Worth

Director of Columbia Sportswear

Ronald E. Nelson (age 75) has served on the Board of Directors since 2011. He joined NIKE, Inc. in 1976 and went on to serve as Vice President from 1982 to 1997, overseeing a wide variety of operations, including NIKE’s early advertising, promotions and retail operations, global footwear sourcing and financing, and the global apparel division, and he served as President of NIKE’s Japanese subsidiary from 1995 to1997, retiring from NIKE in 1997. Mr. Nelson served as an advisory board member to Columbia in the 1970s and today serves as an informal advisor to several small companies. Mr. Nelson’s broad and deep experience within the apparel and footwear industry provides the Board with insights and guidance regarding our global supply chain, marketing and growth strategies.

What is Ronald E. Nelson's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Ronald E. Nelson is at least $1.38 million as of February 22nd, 2024. Mr. Nelson owns 16,857 shares of Columbia Sportswear stock worth more than $1,377,554 as of June 20th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Nelson may own. Learn More about Ronald E. Nelson's net worth.

How do I contact Ronald E. Nelson?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Nelson and other Columbia Sportswear executives is 14375 NORTHWEST SCIENCE PARK DRIVE, PORTLAND OR, 97229. Columbia Sportswear can also be reached via phone at (503) 985-4000 and via email at [email protected]. Learn More on Ronald E. Nelson's contact information.

Has Ronald E. Nelson been buying or selling shares of Columbia Sportswear?

Ronald E. Nelson has not been actively trading shares of Columbia Sportswear during the past quarter. Most recently, Ronald E. Nelson sold 5,768 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.05, for a transaction totalling $473,264.40. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 16,857 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,383,116.85. Learn More on Ronald E. Nelson's trading history.

Who are Columbia Sportswear's active insiders?

Columbia Sportswear's insider roster includes Stephen Babson (Director), Sarah Bany (Major Shareholder), Joseph Boyle (EVP), Peter Bragdon (CAO), Franco Fogliato (EVP), Walter Klenz (Director), Lisa Kulok (EVP), Douglas Morse (SVP), Ronald Nelson (Director), Sabrina Simmons (Director), Jim Swanson (CFO), and Gertrude Trust (Major Shareholder). Learn More on Columbia Sportswear's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Columbia Sportswear?

In the last year, insiders at the textile maker sold shares 4 times. They sold a total of 15,901 shares worth more than $1,269,158.78. The most recent insider tranaction occured on May, 2nd when Director Sabrina Simmons sold 523 shares worth more than $42,729.10. Insiders at Columbia Sportswear own 44.7% of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Columbia Sportswear.

Information on this page was last updated on 5/2/2024.

Ronald E. Nelson Insider Trading History at Columbia Sportswear

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
2/22/2024Sell5,768$82.05$473,264.4016,857View SEC Filing Icon  
5/16/2023Sell7,394$76.32$564,310.0816,857View SEC Filing Icon  
5/5/2022Sell3,706$80.16$297,072.9614,402View SEC Filing Icon  
2/24/2021Sell3,486$105.52$367,842.7210,938View SEC Filing Icon  
2/22/2019Sell7,216$105.26$759,556.165,425View SEC Filing Icon  
5/25/2016Sell2,776$53.20$147,683.203,080View SEC Filing Icon  
2/18/2015Sell2,516$55.20$138,883.20View SEC Filing Icon  
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Ronald E. Nelson Buying and Selling Activity at Columbia Sportswear

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Columbia Sportswear Company Overview

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Columbia Sportswear Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and distributes outdoor, active, and everyday lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment in the United States, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Canada. The company provides apparel, accessories, and equipment for hiking, trail running, snow, fishing, hunting, mountaineering, climbing, skiing and snowboarding, trail, and outdoor activities. It offers footwear products that include lightweight hiking boot; trail running shoes; rugged cold weather boots; sandals and shoes for use in water activities; and footwear for lifestyle wear. In addition, it owned network of branded and outlet retail stores; brand-specific e-commerce sites; and concession or franchise-based arrangements with third parties at branded outlet and shop-in-shop retail locations, as well as through independently operated specialty outdoor and sporting goods stores, sporting goods chains, department store chains, internet retailers, and international distributors. The company sells its products under the Columbia, Mountain Hard Wear, SOREL, and prAna brand names. Columbia Sportswear Company was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
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Today's Range

Now: $81.72
Low: $81.29
High: $82.34

50 Day Range

MA: $81.51
Low: $74.21
High: $86.98

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Now: $81.72
Low: $66.01
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$4.83 billion

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