Sun Mountain Sports, a golf bag, cart and outerwear company and backed by Solace Capital Partners, has hired Grant Knutson as president and chief brand officer.

In this role, Knudson will lead global commercial strategy focused on driving sales, marketing, and product innovation. Knudson has nearly 20 years of industry experience, most recently leading the product and marketing teams at Puma Golf. During his tenure, he played a role in the growth of the golf business across all major categories. Prior to his time at Puma, Knudson helped Adidas achieve double-digit growth in its global footwear business.