Kahtoola Hires Retail Accounts Manager

Kahtoola, a leader in winter traction gear, announces the hiring of Eric Fitch as Retail Accounts Manager.
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KAHTOOLA HIRES RETAIL ACCOUNTS MANAGER

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona (January 13, 2009) – Kahtoola, a leader in winter traction gear, announces the hiring of Eric Fitch as Retail Accounts Manager. Fitch will oversee the national sales rep force, retail accounts and customer service. Fitch replaces Brian Cannon, who left to pursue other interests.

“Eric's experience with customer service, sales, and strategic planning will be a great asset to Kahtoola,” noted Danny Giovale, Kahtoola's founder and president. “Eric's outdoor background and enthusiasm will help us continue to grow the brand and provide consumers with innovative products to stay active in winter."

About Kahtoola
Kahtoola makes innovative high performance footwear traction and step-in snowshoes for everyday outdoor enthusiasts. The Kahtoola FLIGHTdeck™ TS snowshoe is an innovative design that offer versatile traction and flotation for snow travel. Kahtoola also manufactures the Kahtoola Traction System (KTS), a lightweight, flexible strap-on crampon with clever folding design and flexible LeafSpring® extender bar as well as MICROspikes™ pocket-sized traction. Located in Flagstaff, Arizona, Kahtoola distributes to over 250 retail shops nationwide. For additional information on Kahtoola, Inc., or to locate the nearest dealer, call 866-330-8030 or check their web site at www.kahtoola.com. Kahtoola means “directly” in Tibetan. Our products help get runners and hikers directly where they are going, and the Tibetan spirit guides the company's philosophy. Kahtoola contributes 1% of its sales to help preserve indigenous mountain cultures worldwide.

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