Company Profile: Vissla

Vissla is a brand that fits with the modern “surf anything” and “ride anything” mentality.

Vissla represents creative freedom and forward-thinking philosophy. The brand provides cutting edge technical equipment and surf wear to a generation of creators and innovators.

The modern do-it-yourself attitude within surf culture, where surfers are turning their hands at surfboard shaping, van-living and an up-cycling lifestyle, is embraced by Vissla. They are pushing the boundaries of sustainable wetsuits, constantly striving to minimise their environmental impact.

Vissla is all about performance, style, function, and protecting the waves that we love.

History of Vissla

When was the company founded?

Vissla was founded in 2013.

Where was it founded?

Vissla was founded in Aliso Viejo, California.

Who were the founders?

The founder is Paul Naude, ex-head of Billabong’s US operations.

Why was it founded?

The failed takeover attempt of Billabong by Paul Naude led to the birth of Vissla.

Important milestones in the company’s history

Vissla, whose Australasian operations are headed by John Mossop, Brad Bricknell and Peter Casey, is now in close to 100 stores across Australia as the first spring collection hits the stores.

Any other important people who contributed to success?

Other important people who contributed to the success of Vissla are John Mossop, Brad Bricknell and Peter Casey for Australasian operations. Former Billabong CEO Derek O’Neill heads Vissla Europe.

Company mission, vision and values

Vissla is a brand that represents creative freedom, a forward-thinking philosophy, and a generation of creators and innovators.

We embrace the modern do-it-yourself attitude within surf culture, performance surfing, and craftsmanship. We constantly strive to minimize our environmental impact and protect the oceans and waves that raised us. This is a surf-everything and ride-anything mentality.

The Company Today

Who is the CEO?

Paul Naude is CEO of Vissla.

How many staff do they have?

Vissla has an estimated 32 employees.

How much revenue do they earn?

Vissla earns an estimated revenue of $10 million.

Where are they located?

Vissla is located at 18B Journey Aliso Viejo CA 92656.

Which products do they specialize in?

Vissla specializes in boardshorts, eco shorts, shirts & flannels, eco-shirts, tees, eco tees, fleece & hoodies, pants & denim, face masks & bandanas, hats, spring suits.

The Ambassadors

Who is sponsored by the company?

Bryce Young, Thomas Campbell, Eric Geiselman, Derrick Disney, Danny Hess, Cam Richards, Jeff McCallum, Jason Woodside, Travis Reynolds, Jack Coleman, Alex Villalobos, Andrew Jacobson, Jordy Lawler, Evan Marks, Kamalei Alexander, Cliff Kapono, Donald Brink, Nick Melanson, Grant “Twiggy” Baker, Simon Hetrick, Alkali Fins, Jeremiah Klein, Cole Houshmand, Toby Mossop, Gunner Day, Gatien Delahaye, Noa Mizuno, Brian Elliott

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Do they produce any eco-friendly products or have a sustainability focus?

Vissla produces eco-friendly products and have a sustainability focus.

Campaigns and Partnerships

Are they doing anything interesting in terms of campaigns or partnerships?

Vissla has a partnership with The Surfrider Foundation.

Showcase products

For more information

Visit Vissla website.