GORE BIKE WEAR® and GORE RUNNING WEAR® Name Two New Field Sales Associates

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GORE BIKE WEAR® AND GORE RUNNING WEAR® NAME TWO NEW FIELD SALES ASSOCIATES

Nell Gingerich to Handle Pacific Northwest; Kevin Connelly To Cover Midwest Territories 

Elkton, Md. (April 23, 2014) - GORE BIKE WEAR® and GORE RUNNING WEAR®, respected consumer brands featuring GORE-TEX® and WINDSTOPPER® fabric technologies, today announced the addition of Nell Gingerich and Kevin Connelly to the field sales team. Gingerich, based in Portland, Oregon, will handle the Pacific Northwest, while Connelly will cover the Midwest from Chicago, effectively immediately. Together, they have over 16 years of sales experience in the running and cycling industries.

“Nell and Kevin’s proven expertise will be a tremendous asset, as we grow both these brands,” said Mark Yardley, North American Team Leader for GORE BIKE WEAR® and GORE RUNNING WEAR®. “Their intimate knowledge of these categories, especially the retail side, and their personal passion for cycling and running, will be instrumental to our dealer initiatives and building these relationships.” 

Prior to GORE, Gingerich worked at Fit Right, a running specialty store in Portland, Oregon, as an apparel buyer, while handling social media. She is an avid runner who recently ran a half marathon and set a personal record. 

Connelly, who has been in the Chicago area for over 10 years, was an account manager for New Balance, where he managed an account base of specialty retailers and regional accounts. He is a devoted triathlete who competes regularly.

With its GORE RUNNING WEAR™ running clothes line the membrane specialist W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH stands for high‑tech function and durable premium quality. GORE RUNNING WEAR™ started up as a pioneer in the running segment and it repeatedly manages to set new standards that allow runners to improve their performance and offer optimum protection. Find more information on www.gorerunningwear.com.

The GORE BIKE WEAR® brand – made for perfectionists, by specialists. 

For more than 25 years, membrane specialist W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH’s GORE BIKE WEAR® line has stood for high-tech function and durable premium quality. The functional products are continuously refined to satisfy the high expectations of keen cyclists, offering the maximum comfort and protection. Go to www.gorebikewear.com for further information.

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GORE RUNNING WEAR® Contact: GORE BIKE WEAR® Contact

Izzy Katzman Jasen Thorpe

T: 781-639-4924, Ext.112 T : 714-343-5915

izzy@cgprpublicrelations.com jasen@jasenthorpe.com

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