Legacy Paddlesports announces the departure of Steve Jordan

Steve Jordan will leave Legacy Paddlesports effective April 16th, 2010 to become the President of Hurricane Kayaks.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

(Greensboro, North Carolina) – Steve Jordan will leave Legacy Paddlesports effective April 16th, 2010 to become the President of Hurricane Kayaks. 

Steve has served as the International and Southeastern US Director of Sales for Legacy Paddlesports since February 2007. Preceding his tenure with Legacy Paddlesports, Steve was one of the founders of Liquidlogic in 2000 and served as Liquidlogic’s VP of Sales until 2007. In addition, Steve had a sales career with Perception Kayaks that spanned ten years prior to the founding of Liquidlogic.

Speaking on behalf of the ownership and management of Legacy Paddlesports, Andy Zimmerman said, “To a person, our ownership and management are supportive of Steve in this new endeavor. It clearly is a great opportunity for Steve and we wish him the very best going forward. Things will feel and seem very different as Steve was such a vital part of Liquidlogic and now Legacy Paddlesports but we didn’t feel that we should hold Steve back from spreading his wings and pursuing what is now his new dream.”

Steve Jordan acknowledged his mixed feelings, saying “After putting so much of myself into Liquidlogic and now Legacy Paddlesports it is very difficult to leave. I have the kind of anxious feelings one might have in going through a divorce. You know that it is the right thing to do but……. That said, though I am very excited about my future at Hurricane.”

“Since this is a fast breaking event Legacy has not yet made any final decisions as to how we will fill Steve’s responsibilities in the longer term but we are taking the steps necessary to insure that our customers are well served in the interim. We will announce our permanent decisions once we have had an opportunity to fully reflect on the matter” Zimmerman said.

For more information, contact Andy Zimmerman (336) 454-8385 andyz@legacypaddlesports.com.

Related

Liquidlogic and Legacy Paddlesports have announced plans to merge

Liquidlogic and Legacy Paddlesports have announced plans to merge, signaled by a signed Letter of Intent. This move follows the recent decision to manufacture Liquidlogic kayaks at the Legacy Paddlesports plant in Greensboro, NC.This is a win-win situation,” notes Andy ...read more

Inuit Series Carries Legacy Paddlesports to New Destinations

(Greensboro, North Carolina) – Native Watercraft introduces their first touring kayak series, the Inuit which will come in three sizes, 12.5, 13.5 and 14.5. The Inuit is unlike anything on the current market with its innovative Tru Track hull, the outlandishly comfortable 5 ...read more

Legacy Paddlesports Sales Representation Shifts Dramatically

(Greensboro, North Carolina) – Legacy Paddlesports has announced several key changes in its sales representation, due to the proven demand for its brands and the planned merger with Liquidlogic. “We have combined the sales team that we assembled for Legacy Paddlesports in ...read more

Angling Expert Adds Unparalleled Expertise to Fishing Kayaking R&D, Sales and Marketing for Legacy

(Greensboro, North Carolina) - Legacy Paddlesports has announced that it has hired angling expert Jimbo Meador to its sales, marketing and R&D team. Meador, who has spent his lifetime living, breathing and working with fishing-related product and services, has been featured in ...read more

Liquidlogic and Legacy Merger Complete

(Flat Rock and Greensboro, North Carolina) – Liquidlogic and Legacy Paddlesports have merged, after months of thoughtful discussion among the owners and their retailers and are now headquartered at the Legacy Paddlesports plant in Greensboro, NC.“140 people are trained and ...read more

Buff, Inc. Athlete Jordan Romero Successfully Ascends Mount Everest

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (May 26, 2010) – Buff, Inc. is overjoyed to announce that the company's sponsored athlete Jordan Romero has become the youngest person to summit Mount Everest. Romero departed for Kathmandu on April 5 and scaled the 29, 035-foot peak on Media Contact: Craig ...read more

Buff, Inc. Announces Sponsorship of Youth Athlete Jordan Romero

MEDIA CONTACT:Verde PRJulie Evans970.259.3555julie@verdepr.com SANTA ROSA, Calif. (March 30, 2010) – Officials from Buff, Inc. are pleased to announce the sponsorship of youth athlete Jordan Romero as he embarks on his ambitious quest to be the youngest person to summit Mount ...read more

Osprey_logo-high-res

Osprey Announces Departure of CEO

Cortez, CO – September 22, 2016– Osprey Packs, a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance packs, announced the departure of its CEO Tom Barney. Barney joined Osprey in August 2001 and served as Osprey’s CEO for almost 15 years. “Under Tom’s excellent leadership and ...read more

NOC Announces 2010 Paddlesports Manufacturer Awards

WESSER, NC — Nantahala Outdoor Center announces the recipients of the 2010 “Paddlesports Manufacturer of the Year” awards, Britain's Pyranha USA, Inc. as top kayak manufacturer and Northwest River Supply of Moscow, ID as top paddlesports accessory manufacturer. Pyranha is ...read more