RACINE, Wis., Feb. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Johnson Outdoors Inc. (Nasdaq:JOUT), a leading global outdoor recreation equipment company, will hold its annual shareholder meeting on February 26, 2014 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Central Time at the Company's global headquarters, located at 555 Main Street in Racine, Wisconsin. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.
A live listen-only web cast of the Annual Meeting may also be accessed at Johnson Outdoors' home page. A replay of the audio cast will be available for 30 days on the Internet.
At the meeting, shareholders will: 1) elect directors for the coming year, 2) ratify the appointment of independent auditors, 3) advise on executive compensation and 4) ratify and approve the Company's worldwide key executives' discretionary bonus plan. Items two and three are non-binding votes.
All shareholders of record as of December 19, 2013 are eligible to vote upon these matters, and will find information pertinent to the items in the Company's Annual Meeting proxy statement mailed to shareholders on or about January 13, 2014 and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 13, 2014. The Company's annual report and annual meeting proxy statement are also available on the Company's website at www.johnsonoutdoors.com under Investors.
After completion of voting, management will then discuss marketplace conditions and the Company's strategies for sustained profitable growth. Johnson Outdoors reported higher revenue, record profit and earnings for fiscal 2013 as new products generated more than a third of total Company revenue for the ninth consecutive year.
ABOUT JOHNSON OUTDOORS INC.
JOHNSON OUTDOORS is a leading global outdoor recreation company that turns ideas into adventure with innovative, top-quality products. The company designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of winning, consumer-preferred brands across four categories: Watercraft, Marine Electronics, Diving and Outdoor Gear. Johnson Outdoors' familiar brands include, among others: Old Town® canoes and kayaks; Ocean Kayak™ and Necky® kayaks; Carlisle® paddles; Extrasport® personal flotation devices; Minn Kota® motors; Cannon® downriggers; Humminbird® marine electronics; LakeMaster® electronic charts; SCUBAPRO® and SUBGEAR® dive equipment; Silva® compasses; Jetboil® outdoor cooking systems; and Eureka!® camping and hiking equipment.
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CONTACT: AT JOHNSON OUTDOORS INC. CYNTHIA GEORGESON VP- WORLDWIDE COMMUNICATION 262-631-6600Source:Johnson Outdoors Inc.