As Deckers President of Performance Lifestyle Brands, Wendy is charged with leading the HOKA, Teva and Sanuk global brands. Wendy brings a unique blend of leadership, strategic thinking, creativity, financial acumen, combined with an entrepreneurial spirit, which builds exceptional teams with winning results.
Prior to her role with Deckers, Yang was with New Balance as General Manager of Women’s Fitness. She was Senior Vice President of Product and Marketing at Keds Corporation and prior, at Stride Rite Children’s. Wendy previously held senior product and marketing positions at Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger and Reebok.
Ms. Yang was a Division I Collegiate All-American in tennis and a professional tennis player 1986-1989. She achieved a world ranking of 185 through participation in tournaments including Wimbledon, The French Open and The Australian Open.
Wendy lives in Santa Barbara, California with her husband and they travel frequently to visit their three daughters on the East Coast. She enjoys the outdoors, beach walking with her dogs, and paddle boarding.