BURLINGTON — Burton announced John Lacy will become the company’s CEO, a role he has shared for the past 18 months with Burton owner Donna Carpenter, who will become chair of the Burton Board of Directors, a position formerly held by her late husband and Burton founder, Jake Burton Carpenter.

Lacey started his Burton career in 1997 and has held positions from customer service, product development and sales to executive roles overseeing the product departments. In late-2018, he became the co-CEO, with Donna. Their leadership has seen two consecutive years of exceeding the company’s financial goals by increasing sales, reducing inventory and enhancing direct to consumer initiatives.

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