Kokatat Hires New Customer and Dealer Service Representative

Internal Position Promotion Initiates New Hire to the Team.

ARCATA, Calif.,– Kokatat, the 39-year-old independent watersports apparel and accessories company, is pleased to welcome Scott Frank as a new customer and dealer service representative at the Arcata, California headquarters. Additionally, Matt Porter at Kokatat has been promoted into a Marketing Event/Product Manager position, effective immediately.

Scott brings 17 years of retail and industry experience to his new position at Kokatat. He was most recently a buyer and Internet sales manager for a retail and rental shop, Northern Mountain Supply, in Eureka, California.

Matt has been with Kokatat for five years. He was hired in 2005 as a customer and dealer service representative, after working for Watermark/Yakima for two years in their Marketing department. Over the years Matt has been involved with many of Kokatat's marketing efforts, allowing for a very smooth transition into his new position.

Kokatat's business model has always believed in hiring quality employees and promoting from within for a sustainable workforce with a high retention rate. Presently, forty-seven percent of Kokatat's current employees have been with Kokatat for over 5 years.

“We are pleased to welcome Scott to the Kokatat team with all his experience in the Outdoor Industry, and are equally excited for Matt to grow in his new position as he has shown so much dedication and hard work over the years.” said Kokatat Founder, Steve O'Meara.

About Kokatat Watersports Wear
For the past 39 years, Kokatat has built a reputation as a friendly company of paddling enthusiasts, dedicated to creating innovative paddlewear and accessories. Kokatat is a highly trusted brand known for its independence, high level of quality in addition to an extremely well respected, service-driven business model. Kokatat is an incredibly strong brand and is known for authenticity and launching game changing paddling products. Please visit www.kokatat.com and follow Kokatat on Twitter “@kokatat”.