WEST LEBANON, N.H. (May 1, 2017) Blizzard Tecnica is pleased to announce the hiring of Justin Heanue to the newly created position of National Sales Coordinator. Heanue reports directly to Sam Cook, President of Blizzard Tecnica USA.
As the National Sales Coordinator, Heanue will focus his energies to drive continued sales success by working closely with Specialty Retailers, the Blizzard Tecnica Sales Force and the in-house team.
“Blizzard and Tecnica have experienced strong and consistent growth over the past five years. This new role is an integral step to ensure we provide the highest levels of support to our retail partners,” commented Sam Cook, President of Blizzard Tecnica USA.
In addition to his involvement in the overall sales planning process, Heanue will help create effective sales programs and tools to ensure Blizzard and Tecnica remain strong and reliable brands in the winter specialty market.
“I am thrilled to welcome Justin to the Blizzard Tecnica team. He is energetic, talented and his roots in specialty retail provide a strong foundation for his success in this new role,” continued Cook.
Born and raised in the lower Hudson Valley of New York, Heanue grew up skiing and gained his first ski industry experience working as a Sales Associate at Pedigree Ski Shop in White Plains, NY and The Ski Bums in Newark, DE. After graduating from the University of Delaware, he spent four year’s working in the Mid-Atlantic territory as a Promotional Rep for Nordica USA and most recently as the Sales Associate with Dave Kleeschulte working with Nordica, POC, Level Gloves, Soze Group, and Le Bent.
Heanue is in the process of relocating to the Blizzard Tecnica USA headquarters located in West Lebanon, NH. He starts May 1, 2017.
Tecnica is a leading brand in alpine ski boots, best known for quality, high performance driven product. Located in West Lebanon, NH, the company handles all sales and marketing efforts in the U.S. and collaborates on marketing & product development with the parent company Tecnica SpA located in Giavera del Montello, Italy. Tecnica began producing work and mountain boots in 1960, fast becoming a world leader in footwear design and development. It should be noted that Tecnica created the famed Moon Boot™ in 1970 and the first bi-injected plastic ski boot in 1973. www.tecnicausa.com
Blizzard has quickly become a top brand of alpine skis with technologies that set it apart from others. Blizzard Sport USA is the distributor of Blizzard Skis in the United States. The Blizzard factory is located in Mittersill, Austria. Blizzard Sport USA is under The Tecnica Group umbrella where Blizzard and Tecnica operate as a single business unit in the United States. www.blizzardsportusa.com.