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Former Sports Authority CEO named chair of RYU

Las Vegas -- Former Sports Authority chief David Campisi has been named chairman and CEO of Respect Your Universe, a performance apparel company.

Campisi joined the RYU board of directors in March of 2012. He served as chairman and CEO of Sports Authority from 2004 to 2011, where he was responsible for implementing new strategic imperatives, bringing $100 million in e-commerce business in-house, negotiating long-term multimillion dollar deals to acquire naming rights for the Bronco's stadium in Denver, and establishing two major foundations for the Sports Authority, including the "Sports Authority Foundation" and "Pass the Good Foundation."

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