Former JanSport VP named President of FUL

Frank Fenton, former Vice President Sales of backpack giant, JanSport, a division of VF Outdoor, will take over as President of fūl (www.ful.com), LLC, the active lifestyle division of JALP, LLC.
Author:
Updated:
Original:


PRESS RELEASE
Immediate Release


Contact:
Lisa Lilley March 3, 2008
901-842 5364
Immediate Release
lisa@ful.com
www.ful.com

Former JanSport Vice President of Sales named
President of fūl, LLC

Memphis, TN March 3, 2008
Frank Fenton, former Vice President Sales of backpack giant, JanSport, a division of VF Outdoor, will take over as President of fūl (www.ful.com), LLC, the active lifestyle division of JALP, LLC.

Fenton managed JanSport's North American Sales of backpacks, luggage, Trans, and collegiate-licensed product from 2001-2008 (achieving record revenue in 2005 and 2006). “I look back with fondness and appreciation at the seven years I provided a leadership role at JanSport. Now, I look forward to working with the talented team at fūl. They offer a fresh approach to the backpack category by combining an edgy look and high-quality fabrics with compelling price points. It will be fun to introduce this formula to consumers.”

At fūl, Frank will be responsible for the management of the fūl and Sol Sport brands, as well as fūl's partnership with NASCAR for all backpacks, travel gear and travel accessories under the brand NASCAR “Powered by fūl.” Fenton will be relocating to Memphis where fūl is headquartered. He can be reached at (901) 842-5364 or Frankf@ful.com.

###

For additional information, please contact Lisa Lilley @ press@ful.com/lisa@ful.com @ 337-319-8636 or call (901) 842-5364

Related

Camelbak Names Nick Allen VP of Government, Military Div.

CAMELBAK PRODUCTS LLC NAMES NICK ALLEN VICE PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENT, MILITARY & INDUSTRIAL DIVISIONPETALUMA, CALIF. (November 30, 2006) – CamelBak Products LLC, the world leader in hydration systems, today named Nick Allen as Vice President of its Government, Military and ...read more

JanSport Co-founder, Skip Yowell, Announces Retirement

SAN LEANDRO, CA – Skip Yowell, JanSport Co-founder and Vice President of Global Public Relations, has announced his retirement, effective December 31, 2010. Yowell, together with two colleagues, founded JanSport in 1967 in Seattle, Wash., while in search of the perfect hiking ...read more

Karl Heinz Salzburger Elected Corporate Vice President; Promoted to President – VF International and Named Member of VF’s Operating Committee

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Board of Directors of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, has elected Karl Heinz Salzburger as a corporate Vice President, effective January 4. He has also been promoted to President – VF International and named a ...read more

Erik Specht Named President of Mountainsmith

Erik Specht has been named as President of Mountainsmith LLC. The announcement was made by Blackstone Investment Group, parent company of the Colorado-based Mountainsmith. Specht's promotion from his former position of Director of Sales and Marketing is effective immediately. He ...read more

Former Vermont Teddy Bear President and CEO Purchases Terry Precision Cycling

Charlotte, VT—Former President and CEO of the Vermont Teddy Bear Company, Elisabeth Robert, announced her acquisition of a majority interest in Terry Precision Cycling, today’s premier women’s cycling company. Terry’s founder Georgena Terry and Vice President of Marketing Paula ...read more

Visit JanSport’s® LiveWire™ Lounge

Kelly Blake510.614.4038Kelly_blake@vfc.comCeleste Niebergall510.614.4037celeste_niebergall@vfc.comFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEVisit JanSport's® LiveWire™ LoungeSan Leandro, California-January 10, 2006, JanSport's Fall 2006 collection features backpacks and apparel updated with the ...read more

Petzl America President Roody Rasmussen to Step into Senior VP Role

Petzl America, the North American sales, marketing, and distribution center of headlamp and vertical equipment manufacturer Petzl, today announces a changing of the guard. After more than two decades with Petzl, Roody Rasmussen has decided to step down from the role of President, ...read more

JanSport Joins Al Roker and The NBC Today Show to "Lend a Hand"

SAN LEANDRO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--JanSport, the original outdoor gear Brand that equips people globally with quality backpacks, travel gear and collegiate apparel, today announced its participation in the NBC Today Show's “Lend a Hand” series. This week JanSport ...read more

JanSport® Sponsors Another Summit Success

ASHFORD, WASHINGTON - JanSport's 36th Annual Rainier Mountaineering (RMI) Seminar takes climbers to new heights. Seventeen fearless individuals made their four-day Summit Climb up Mt. Rainier over Memorial Day weekend, May 26th-31st, lead by Peter Whittaker, world-renowned ...read more