Kokatat Hires John Horsnell as Midwest Sales Representative

Kokatat announced today that John Horsnell has joined its sales team serving the Midwest territory including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

ARCATA, CALIFORNIA, March 8, 2012 – Kokatat announced today that John Horsnell has joined its sales team serving the Midwest territory including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

“John brings a great mix of sales savvy and paddlesports experience to serve our dealers and the passionate paddling community in one of our most important territories,” said Jeff Turner, Kokatat sales and marketing manager.

Horsnell comes to Kokatat with over 15 years of sales experience and currently represents multiple leading outdoor brands. He has previously represented paddlesports specific brands Yakima rack systems, Bell Canoes, Dagger, and Perception kayaks.

“Ever since working retail at Midwest Mountaineering I have always been enamored with the quality and innovation of Kokatat products,” said Horsnell. “I'm excited to grow Kokatat's business and provide exceptional retail support in the region.”

Horsnell is a lifelong paddlesports enthusiast and has completed multiple thousand-mile canoe trips throughout the Canadian Yukon and Northwest Territory.

To contact John, email him at john.horsnell@gmail.com or call 608-206-9242.

About Kokatat Watersports Wear: 

Celebrating over 40 years of innovation, Kokatat is an independently operated, US manufacturer of technical apparel and accessories for water sports. Handcrafted in Arcata, California, Kokatat employees are focused on building the finest functional product for people who work and play on water. Our gear is designed for paddlers, by paddlers, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience on the water all year long and in all weather conditions. Into the water with Kokatat! Please visit www.kokatat.com and follow Kokatat on Facebook and Twitter “@kokatat”.



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