Osprey Grows With Graham And Grandt

Osprey Hires Chris Graham as Vietnam Director of Production and John Grandt as Sales and Inventory Associate
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Osprey Packs, Inc. an independent backpack manufacturer located in Cortez, CO has hired two new positions to their growing team.

Chris Graham joins the company as Vietnam Director of Production. He will be based at Osprey's Vietnam offices in Ho Chi Minh City, where he will be responsible for all production and quality control activities related to building Osprey product, as well as factory fair labor compliance, product development timelines and day to day leadership of the Osprey Vietnam office and team.

Chris comes to Osprey from the Lowe Alpine UK division where he served as Product Manager for four years. His background also includes Product Standards Certification, emphasizing his strong organizational skills. He is an avid traveler, mountaineer and long distance runner.

John Grandt joins the company as Sales and Inventory Associate. He will be based at Osprey's Cortez, CO headquarters, where he will support most stages of the seasonal selling effort behind the Osprey product line, including organizing sales meetings and trade shows, managing trade show booths, representing Osprey at consumer and trade events, analyzing sales data and providing general support to Osprey dealers and Sales Team Members.

John brings to Osprey a strong outdoor industry background with previous experience at Montrail and Patagonia. He has also worked as a mountain guide for Seattle based Alpine Ascent International and as a NOLS instructor. He enjoys mountaineering, skiing, rock climbing and many other outdoor pursuits.

Osprey's growing team is a direct reflection of their incredibly robust growth curve as an industry leading supplier of innovative high quality backpacks, daypacks and travel packs. They are pleased to welcome John and Chris to the team.


About Osprey Packs

From our humble beginnings building custom backpacks and sleeping bags in Santa Cruz California, to our current recognition as an industry leader, Osprey has always flown its own course. Our mission is to create innovative high performance gear that reflects our love of adventure and our devotion to the outdoors. We succeed when we meet the demanding expectation of our most discerning customers and they are proud to use our packs. Based in Cortez, Colorado, Osprey has over thirty-two years of pack-making experience.

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