Hilco Vision Hires Nick Gomez to Lead Consumer Accessories Product Management for Outdoor Brands

Hilco Vision deepens its Outdoor Consumer Brands department with new hire
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PLAINVILLE, Mass. - February 9, 2018 

Hilco Vision, the industry leading provider of world class eyewear and eye care products, is pleased to announce the hiring of Nick Gomez as its new Consumer Accessories Product Manager, responsible for its Croakies® and Leader® Swim brands.

Gomez joins Hilco Vision from Marchon, where we served as Sr. Product Line Manager. During his tenure at Marchon, Nick’s responsibilities included product management duties across the Columbia Sportswear and Dragon brands. Prior to Marchon, Gomez held Product Line Manager positions at both Fanatics, Inc. and Eyeking, where he focused on Under Armour’s branded eyewear.

“Filling this key role further exemplifies our commitment to strengthening the depth of talent in support of the Hilco Vision Outdoor collection of industry-leading consumer brands,” explains Chris McCullough, Hilco Vision’s Director of Consumer Brand Marketing. “Nick brings expansive experience cross the eyewear and sporting goods industries, and I am confident he will bring vision and discipline to our product management team.”

In his new role with Hilco Vision Outdoor, Gomez will be responsible for managing the diverse product collections for the Croakies and Leader Swim brands.

“I am excited to leverage my outdoor and eyewear experience into bringing new innovations and relevant product lines across the Hilco Vision Outdoor brands,” states Gomez.

To learn more about Hilco Vision’s collection of industry-leading consumer brands, please visit hilcovision.com.

About Croakies

Often imitated but never duplicated, the original Croakies were invented in 1977 by a local ski patrolman from Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming. Today, Croakies is still proudly headquartered in the mountains of the American West, with most of its production in Bozeman, Montana. With Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks as a backyard, the brand’s inspiration remains unchanged: to create best-in-class retention products that inspire everyday adventure and provide comfort, style, durability, and functionality to active people of all ages. For more information about Croakies and its latest product line, please visit croakies.com or follow them on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter using @croakies. Croakies is part of the Hilco Vision portfolio of brands.

About Leader Swim

For over 40 years, Leader® has offered a full line of innovative sports eyewear and accessories of the highest quality. Whether your customers are at the beginning stages of their athletic journey or at the peak, Leader products are respected worldwide for providing unparalleled performance and durability, delivering performance aquatics eyewear for the active lifestyle. For more information about Leader Swim, please visit hilcovision.com. Leader® is part of the Hilco Vision portfolio of brands.

About Hilco Vision

For over 60 years Hilco Vision has served as an industry leader in delivering world class eyewear and eye care products to its customers all over the world. Alongside an extensive line of innovative optical products, Hilco Vision has quickly ascended to be a premium supplier of eyewear products and accompanying lifestyle accessories for the sport and outdoor industries, thanks to a growing portfolio of well-known brands such as Croakies, Leader swim products, and Jonathan Paul Fitovers Eyewear. Whether keeping your shades afloat on your next stand-up paddle expedition or providing premium optics for your next open water swim, day at the river, or rematch on the court, Hilco Vision’s sport and outdoor brands share a commitment to delivering world-class products to meet the ever-changing needs of the active consumer.

Hilco Vision Media Contact:

Debbie Fitzgibbons

Director, Marketing Communications

Tel: 508-699-4406 ext. 3011

Fax: 508-699-4579