Veteran tech industry CEO joins OrderMyGear in push toward
$1 Billion gross merchandise value.
DALLAS, Texas – January 2, 2019 — OrderMyGear, the leader in group e-commerce software for apparel and gear, announced today the appointment of Dave Dutch to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Dutch was most recently CEO of PayLease, where he helped the company grow to over 200 employees during his seven year tenure.
“We have big ideas for the future of OrderMyGear, so it just made sense to hire someone with a track record of thinking big,” says President and Founder Kent McKeaigg. “Dave Dutch is a proven leader and innovator with a long history of scaling growth stage businesses off-the-charts. We couldn’t be more excited to welcome him to the team.”
Founded in 2008, OrderMyGear has revolutionized the group e-commerce space by providing online stores, order management and supply chain software to the team sporting goods and group apparel markets. In 2018, OrderMyGear facilitated orders for thousands of dealers, tens of thousands of teams and groups, and millions of coaches, athletes, fans, and administrators. Also in 2018, Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE) invested $35 million into OrderMyGear to fund expansion and product development.
“Dutch has a long track record of leading software companies through the step change from the growth stage to industry-leading scale,” said Ben Weinberg, Managing Director at Susquehanna Growth Equity. “We are thrilled to welcome him to the team, and to work with him and Kent to build a category-defining company.”
“I’ve always been drawn to entrepreneurial potential,” says Dutch. “OrderMyGear has shown themselves year after year to be a company committed to creating exciting, innovative products for their customers, but also helping their customers move the needle in terms of sales. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with this amazing Team in order to make the next leap forward.”
Dutch’s position as CEO was effective January 1, 2019.
As the leading group e-commerce platform for apparel and gear, OrderMyGear drives growth and saves time for team sporting goods dealers, promotional product distributors, and anyone selling to groups or teams. Millions of athletes, fans, employees, and administrators each year depend on OrderMyGear for a hassle-free buying experience. To learn more, please visit www.ordermygear.com
About Susquehanna Growth Equity
Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) invests in growth stage technology companies in the software, information services, internet and financial technology sectors. SGE is backed by a unique and patient source of capital, which enables the firm to give management teams and entrepreneurs freedom and flexibility to maximize growth. The firm has invested in over 40 companies over the last 12 years, and has portfolio companies across the US, Canada, EU, and Israel. To learn more, please visit www.sgep.com.
Media Contact: Josh Read, Head of Marketing – Josh@ordermygear.com