On the move: Bruce Kaplan and Brian Jameson at Nautilus Commercial; Andrew Menter at Trigger Point; Hamish Ogilvie at Implus, and more

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  • Med-Fit Systems, Inc., manufacturer of Nautilus commercial fitness equipment and Korebalance products, has announced the promotions of Bruce Kaplan and Brian Jamison, two of its sales team members. These promotions provide some restructuring within the company’s domestic sales team that will allow for targeted attention to various customer bases and concentrated management of the domestic sales team. Kaplan has been promoted from his position as director of sales, U.S. and Canada to director of national accounts and GSA.
  • Med-Fit Systems, Inc., also announced that Juergen Kopf has been promoted for the third time in just over two years. Kopf is now executive vice president for international sales and global marketing. Kopf’s responsibilities will be expanded to include overseeing marketing worldwide, including domestically. Previously, Kopf had been the guiding force for international marketing outside of the USA and Canada.
  • Trigger Point Performance, sports therapy specialists, has named Andrew Menter as CEO. For more than six years, Menter has served as a business adviser to Trigger Point’s founder, Cassidy Phillips, and he joined the Trigger Point Performance board of directors in January 2012. The appointment of Menter as CEO will allow Phillips to have a stronger focus on future product development and self-care education and advocacy.
  • Implus Corporation, the parent company to Perfect Fitness (makers of Perfect Pushup, Perfect Pullup and Perfect Multi-Gym), announced that Hamish Ogilvie will join the company as director of outdoor sales of the Implus-EU office. Ogilvie comes to Implus from Grangers, where he was the sales and marketing director. The decision to bring Ogilvie on board coincides with a sales reorganization throughout Europe. Effective August 1, the U.K. distribution of Sof Sole, Sneaker Balls and Highgear brands will be handled by Implus-EU. Grangers will oversee the distribution of Yaktrax, Little Hotties and Wintertrax through the fall and winter 2013-2014 season in order to ensure a smooth transition of all brands into Implus-EU next year. Implus is headed up by Seth Richards, CEO.

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