Garmont Almost Doubles the Size of the Field Sales Team in Support of a Strong SS2018 Product Launch

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Garmont® Evolves with 3 Completely New Market-Right Concepts

EXETER, NH-July 24, 2017

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Following the successful sell-in results of the first full Fall/Winter collection launched for 2017, Garmont continues its strong evolution with the introduction of three new lifestyle projects. And in support of this growing product line, Garmont expands their team with new sales representatives.

“This is an agile product team and the brand is responding quickly to what consumers are demanding – light, wearable and versatile footwear” said Bill Dodge, CEO of Garmont North America. “In an effort to provide top class service to our retail customers, we almost doubled our field sales team this year. All have been on the road since Mid-May showing our fast paced product evolution. The new shoes have been very well received at the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Connect Show, OutDoor Friedrichshafen, and dozens of regional trade shows - setting the stage for a very successful year.”

Recent additions to the sales team include Mike South, a seasoned outdoor professional with broad retail and e-commerce experience, Mike joins South Sales to support the Northwest region alongside his wife Erica.

Also new to the Garmont Team in CA, NV, AZ and HI is Bryan Duncan. Duncan has over 15-years of outdoor experience working in retail, sales and brand environments.

John Swartz joins the Garmont North American family in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana. Swartz brings 15-years of cross-category experience to Garmont having worked with a wide range of brands.

Clear Creek Reps adds Scott Duer to its Garmont sales team to support Utah and Wyoming.

Tim Nelson will support retailers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and U.P. Tim’s agency has over 30 years of experience representing top tier athletic and outdoor brands.

Specialty Sports Reps Inc. adds footwear pro Allan Fici to their Garmont brand team in Michigan, Northern Indiana and Ohio. Fici has over 20-years of experience selling footwear and gear within the outdoor industry and maintains solid relationships with both brands and retailers.

And Andy Hughes joins the Garmont sales team focusing on Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

For Spring 2018, Garmont adds three exciting new product lines. “Sticky is back” but with a completely new approach to fit and comfort. “Free Trail” has reinvented athletic hiking with completely new tough as nails 9.81 versions. And the all new Tikal collection is beautifully designed to be warn sockless.

About Garmont

Better boots that are better made bring you better adventures. With 50 years of mountain culture, Garmont is a performance footwear brand committed to creating premium shoes and boots. Garmont believes innovation is defined by the meaningful selection of the best quality components and constructions, all built into designs that enhance fit and movement in support of your mountain experiences. www.garmontnorthamerica.com. 1-844-GARMONT. #StayWild

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