GoLite Takes Harte to Lead U.S. Apparel & Equipment Sales

GoLite is pleased to announce the appointment of industry leader Canice Harte to lead its U.S. apparel and equipment sales.
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GoLite Takes Harte to Lead
U.S. Apparel & Equipment Sales

As GoLite expands its presence in the marketplace and focuses its attention on its retail partners, the company is pleased to announce the appointment of industry leader Canice Harte as Vice President of Sales in charge of GoLite's U.S. apparel and equipment sales. Mr. Harte will be joining an experienced and dedicated management team in Boulder, Colorado, including long-time industry veteran Kevin Volz, GoLite's Sales Manager for apparel and equipment.

“GoLite is experiencing high double digit growth. As we continue to grow and deepen our presence within specialty outdoor, we are expanding our sales team to meet that growth,” said GoLite co-founder and President Demetri Coupounas. “Canice brings over a decade of strategic sales leadership experience from the outdoor, ski, and sporting goods industries as well as deep apparel and footwear expertise to his new role, and we're excited to welcome him to our team.”

Prior to GoLite, Mr. Harte served as Vice President of Sales for Rossignol Softgoods; he also has extensive sales experience with respected brands such as Salomon, The North Face, Patagonia, and Sierra Designs. Canice is also an accomplished outdoorsman with a deep passion for climbing, mountaineering, backcountry skiing and adventure racing.

Mr. Harte can be reached at charte@golite.com.



About GoLite
GoLite is the world's premier producer of lite and ultra-lite clothing, equipment, and footwear for active, outdoor sports. Inspired, designed, and tested in Boulder, Colorado, GoLite® products offer uncompromised head-to-toe performance, durability, and versatility at the lightest possible weight to maximize a person's enjoyment and performance in the outdoors. Since 1998, GoLite has been pushing the envelope of theory, practice, & design innovation and has led a “lightweight revolution” that has changed an entire industry. GoLite is more than a name: it is philosophy, a lifestyle, and a commandment to do more with less. Environmental stewardship and social responsibility have been fundamental to GoLite's mission and core values since its founding. GoLite is humbly committed to minimizing its environmental footprint – to GoLite on the Planet - through innovation, resourcefulness and partnership. GoLite Athlete Ambassadors regularly share “How to GoLite” techniques in outreach seminars around the world. For more information on GoLite® products, ambassadors, environmental or outreach efforts, visit their exciting new website at www.GoLite.com or call 888-5-GoLite toll-free within the U.S.
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