Effective immediately, Erik Specht will take over as Director of Sales for Mountainsmith, the Colorado-based innovators of cutting-edge packs and bags. The announcement was made by Greg Thomsen, president of the company. Erik will have overall responsibility for domestic and international sales including the development of sales strategies and programs as well as dealer relations. He will also be an integral part of the company's design and marketing teams.
From 1999 to the present, Specht has been General Manager and Account Executive for 105 Meridien, a division of the Blackstone Investment Group, which also includes Mountainsmith. Prior to that, he held sales and product management positions at Merrell, Madden Mountaineering and Kelty. He will be based out of the Golden, Colorado headquarters and can be reached at 303-279-5930, #195 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mountainsmith's commitment to innovation began in 1979 and continues to the present with a full line of active lifestyle products. The quality and comfort of all Mountainsmith productsâ€”technical backpacks, travel storage systems, luggage, camera bags, urban packs, as well as the lumbar pack iconsâ€”set the standard for the worldwide outdoor marketplace. Mountainsmith manufactures, markets, and distributes an expanding group of products designed to meet the demands of travel on and off the trail, through airports, and anywhere that carrying-comfort is essential. Mountainsmith products are sold worldwide.