Nester Hosiery promotes Jason Nester to VP Sales

Nester moves up from Director of Key Accounts
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Mt. Airy, NC - March 15, 2018 

Jason Nester

Nester Hosiery, a leading U.S. manufacturer of performance merino wool socks, announced that it has promoted Jason Nester to VP Sales.

“In the thirteen years Jason has been with Nester Hosiery he has managed various facets of our business, and the skills and experience he has acquired have positioned him well for this leadership role.",” said Kelly Nester, Nester Hosiery Chief Executive Officer.

Nester joined the family business in 2005 as a sales associate. In 2014, he was promoted to Director of Key Accounts handling the company’s private label business. As VP Sales, Nester will continue to manage existing customers while also overseeing demand planning for the company.

“Nester Hosiery is a true 21st century manufacturing company,” added Jason Nester. “We develop propriety software tools for manufacturing and continuously improve our efficiencies for the world’s best brands. I enjoy playing my part."

Nester Hosiery currently produces socks for over two dozen leading brands and retailers and holds the sock license for the Woolrich brand and Rocky Brands’ divisions of Rocky Outdoor, including Georgia Boot and Durango. In 2013 Nester Hosiery launched its Farm to Feet brand.

About Nester Hosiery

Nester Hosiery – the world’s most technologically advanced outdoor sock producer – designs and manufactures the most innovative socks in the world. The company is located in Mount Airy, North Carolina, near the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where it is an important employer and economic driver for the area. Nester Hosiery is a key manufacturer in the outdoor industry, operating state-of-the-art knitting, finishing, and packaging equipment to make premium outdoor performance socks for leading outdoor brands and retailers as well as under its own Farm to Feet brand. Customers value the company’s superior manufacturing capabilities as well as its commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Learn more at and


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