MCBC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCFT) announced that W. Patrick Battle has been appointed to the company’s board of directors as an independent director, effective May 8. Battle will also serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Since 2010, Battle has been the managing partner of Stillwater Family Holdings and was instrumental in launching Experience and Fermata Partners. Battle served as chairman of IMG College from 2007 until 2011, following the acquisition of The Collegiate Licensing Company by IMG Worldwide. Under his leadership, IMG College became the leader in developing and managing integrated licensing, marketing and multimedia rights programs for more than 200 U.S. universities, conferences, bowls and the NCAA.
Prior to joining IMG in 2007, Battle was the president and chief executive officer of clc, where he worked since 1984. Battle has served on the board of Acuity Brands, Inc. since 2014 and is currently a member of the Compensation Committee and the Governance Committee.
Battle graduated from Georgia State University with a B.A. in marketing.