Gregory Hires Andrew D’Acquisto as new Gregory Key Account Manager

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(Salt Lake City, Utah) - Gregory, the industry leader in backpacks and adventure travel gear, announces the addition of Andrew D'Acquisto to the Gregory sales team. Drew started work at Gregory on September 12th and is focusing on strengthening relationships with Gregory's top retail partners.

“Drew will join forces with Gregory's sales rep agencies and help drive our business forward in North America”, says John Pieper, Gregory's Director of Sales & Marketing. “Retailer relationships are at the core of Gregory's three decades of success and we are making a conscious effort to invest here even further. Drew joins us with 15 years in the Outdoor Industry and has an ideal background to make him successful in this initiative.”

Drew comes to Gregory with retail experience as a General Manager, Buyer, and Sales Associate for two outdoor shops in California (Any Mountain & Sports Basement), as well as the Expert Edge Ski Shop at Durango Mountain Resort in Colorado. In addition, Drew has extensive wilderness and backpacking experience. He worked as a Senior Guide and Field Manager for Open Sky Wilderness Therapy in Southwest Colorado where he has logged 400+ field days while introducing youth and young adults to the backcountry, primarily with a Gregory Palisade on his back.

According to Drew, “I'm very excited to be joining the Gregory team during this dynamic season for the brand. I have been using and selling Gregory packs for a long time and have always admired the design and trusted the quality of their products. I'm anxious to jump in, meet a more national scope of retail partners, and help the brand continue to grow.”

ABOUT GREGORY:
For nearly 35 years, Gregory has been the longtime leader in expedition, backpacking, daypacks and travel gear. World renowned for setting durability, comfort and performance standards in all their products, Gregory has won awards for its pack designs from such diverse media outlets as Outside Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, National Geographic Adventure, Popular Science, Men's Journal, Consumers Digest and Alpinist Magazine. Responsible for many industry firsts in backpacking fit and design, the Gregory research and design team, including company founder Wayne Gregory, continues to lead the way in innovative backpack technology and performance. Gregory operates independently under Black Diamond, Inc. (BDE). For more information about Gregory packs, visit www.gregorypacks.com or call 877.477.4292.

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