Harrison Greenberg, the eldest son of Skechers USA Inc. President Michael Greenberg, died unexpectedly this week while vacationing in Thailand. He was 19.
Greenberg had been working with Skechers’ joint venture partner in China and was scheduled to spend the next six months there.
From an early age, he was eager to become involved in the family business. He began attending Skechers’ sales conferences when he was a child, watching his father and grandfather, Skechers CEO Robert Greenberg, speak.
When he was 15, Harrison got his first job at the Skechers store in Manhattan Beach, Calif., where he learned about the product and the importance of customer service.
At 17, he started to attend account meetings at the company’s headquarters, and also began traveling with his dad internationally. Together, they would meet with factories, distributors and joint venture partners.
Harrison, who loved the ocean, was also known to give his dad advice about the company’s marketing campaigns and what was “cool,” according to the company,
In addition to Michael Greenberg, Harrison is survived by his mother, Wendy Greenberg, brother Chase, sister Mackenna, and the extended Greenberg family.
He will be remembered at a service on Monday at 2 p.m. that will take place at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary, 6001 W. Centinela Avenue, Los Angeles.
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