Astral Appoints Bryan Owen as Sales Manager


Astral is excited to name Bryan Owen as National Sales Manager. Owen, who has been with the company for 9 years, most recently in the role as Brand Manager, will directly manage Astral’s growing team of independent and in-house sales reps.

Experiencing a major surge in growth, Astral VP Sales & Marketing Christie Dobson established the position in order to sustainably manage the growing opportunities, “I am thrilled to have Bryan in this position, he embodies the brand perfectly, is phenomenal at building relationships and is incredibly motivated,” noted Dobson.

Owen can be reached at or 828.255.2638.

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About Astral

Established in 2002, Astral has grown to specialize in high performance footwear alongside its industry-leading safety gear for paddlers. Independently owned and operated with a sincere commitment to making products of the highest performance and style for use in Nature. Astral is based in the year-round outdoor wonderland Asheville, NC and has satellite offices near Truckee, Saigon, and Nottingham.

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