Cascade Designs, Inc. Hires New Sales Manager for Eastern U.S.

Cascade Designs, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Lowe to the sales management team. Lowe will manage and support the sales efforts for Therm-a-Rest®, MSR®, SealLine® and Platypus® brand products in the eastern U.S. region.
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Seattle, U.S.A – Cascade Designs, Inc., the Seattle-based outdoor industry leader in the design and manufacture of premier outdoor equipment, is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Lowe to the sales management team. Lowe will manage and support the sales efforts for Therm-a-Rest®, MSR®, SealLine® and Platypus® brand products in the eastern U.S. region.

An outdoor industry veteran, Lowe began his career as a specialty outdoor store employee in college, and has held positions across the sales channel including Sales Rep, Merchandiser, Outward Bound Instructor/Trainer and most recently National Sales Manager for another large Seattle-based outdoor company.

“Chris is a great cultural fit for our company” said Bill Conradt, Director of Sales. “He combines a great sense of humor with creativity and is dedicated to providing excellent service and support to his customers, which makes him really easy and motivating to work with.”

“I've always been a big fan of the quality and design of Cascade Designs products, they take up a big part of my gear closet” said Lowe. “And I love the fact that over 70% of them are made right here in Seattle, U.S.A., it's really something I'm proud to be a part of.”

Lowe joins the existing sales team in the Seattle office including Fletcher Andrews, U.S. Sales Manager-Western Region; Erica South, Sales Manager-Canada; and Thomas Threlkeld, Sales Manager-Pac Rim and South America. Dale Karacostas—former Sales Manager for the eastern U.S.—has transitioned into his role as Division Director, Tents and Shelters at Cascade Designs.

In his free time, Chris enjoys camping, hiking, backcountry skiing, cycling and climbing.


About Cascade Designs, Inc.

For over thirty-five years, Seattle-based Cascade Designs, Inc., has led the outdoor industry in designing innovative, useful and long-lasting equipment, manufacturing the majority of products in their Seattle, U.S.A. and Cork, Ireland facilities. From the original self-inflating Therm-a-Rest® camping mattress to the first multi-fuel stove, Cascade Designs has developed products that explorers, adventurers, outdoor enthusiasts and weekend campers can rely on to deliver optimum performance in the outdoors through exceptional engineering and quality.

Cascade Designs's premium outdoor brands include: Therm-a-Rest®, the global leader in premium outdoor comfort; MSR®, the ultimate in high performance outdoor gear; Platypus®, specialist in modular hydration solutions for optimum performance; SealLine®, the outdoor leader in all-purpose, portable gear protection; and Tracks®, lightweight walking staffs and trekking poles. Please visit www.cascadedesigns.com or call us at 1-800-531-9531 for more information.
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