Competitor Group, Inc. has named Josh Furlow as president, overseeing all of the company’s global business, and Wendy Godoy as chief administrative and chief financial officer, overseeing finance, accounting, human resources and legal affairs.
“Our board of directors is confident that the expertise, experience and leadership skills of the new team will help capitalize on the significant growth opportunities we see in the active lifestyle industry,” said Paul Walsh, executive chairman of CGI.
Furlow previously was executive vice-president of events for CGI, which owns and operates the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series and publishes several sports-related magazines including Women’s Running, Triathlete, Velo and Competitor. Furlow joined CGI in 2011 as vice-president of operations, responsible for the planning, operations and logistics of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series. Prior to joining CGI, Furlow served as the vice-president of planning and operations for AEG Sports, where he managed the global operations, vendor relations, budgets and the television broadcast for the Amgen Tour of California, the largest cycling race in the United States.
“It is a great privilege to have the opportunity to serve as president of CGI and I look forward to collaborating with our new senior executive team to help drive the growth of our business,” said Furlow. “Our focus will be to harness the synergy between our world-class events and media brands to create additional value for our partners, cities and athletes we serve around the world.”
Godoy previously served as senior vice-president and CFO of Terramar Retail Centers. She brings more than 30 years of financial management experience to the executive team at CGI.