Adding honesty and integrity to the Wigwam brand.

Wigwam announces Chris Chesebro, 4th generation to the Wigwam family-owned and operated company, as Manager of Manufacturing.
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SHEBOYGAN, Wis., August 13, 2009 – Wigwam, an authentic American brand of socks, is redefining its manufacturing force by adding Christopher Chesebro, 4th-generation family member, to the Wigwam family-owned and operated company. Chris will work as Manager of Manufacturing Processes with all manufacturing departments and personnel to improve manufacturing operations through improvements and changes in processes, workflows, raw materials, and personnel. Chris will continually seek to improve quality while minimizing cycle time, work in progress, and cost.

Chesebro joins Wigwam after gaining his masters degree in business administration at Bentley College. In addition to his masters, he has years of combined experience working at Cognos, Inc., the Bose Corporation, and Polartech LLC.

“I am looking forward to contributing to a company whose products stand for quality and are manufactured within Wisconsin,” said Chris Chesebro, Manager of Manufacturing Processes for Wigwam.

For over 100 years, Wigwam has been a family-owned company and has continued to uphold strong values in the quality of their products and their internal staff. “The people within our company live and breathe the Wigwam brand day in and day out. Together we are dedicated to enhancing the lives of our customers. We have done this not just through providing them with the finest-quality socks, but by providing them with the assurance that their purchase of Wigwam socks supports its reputation of honesty and integrity,” said Bob Chesebro, President of Wigwam Mills, Inc.

About Wigwam:
Wigwam Mills, Inc., was founded in 1905 and is located in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. It is an authentic American brand that designs, manufactures and markets the knitwear that America grew up with. For more information, visit www.wigwam.com or e-mail Wigwam at socks@wigwam.com.
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