Osprey Packs Promotes Phil Schmitt To Chief Information Officer

Osprey Packs, Inc., an independent pack and travel company located in the high desert and mountains of Southwestern Colorado, proudly announces the promotion of Phil Schmitt to chief information officer, a newly created position for the company.
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Osprey Packs, Inc., an independent pack and travel company located in the high desert and mountains of Southwestern Colorado, proudly announces the promotion of Phil Schmitt to chief information officer, a newly created position for the company.

"Osprey is committed to a strong technology base to support our dealers and sales team during this exciting growth period for our company,” said Tom Barney, Osprey's CEO. “Phil brings to the CIO role terrific experience and enthusiasm. Our partners can expect the same advances in IT as they have seen in Osprey's pack and travel lines as a result of Phil's leadership."

In his new role, Schmitt will lead the expansion of Osprey‘s technological support systems surrounding the company's growing pack and travel business. He will oversee all hardware and software upgrades, Osprey's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, data management and dealer and sales team member support. Schmitt will also maintain his role as associate sales manager, working with and supporting Osprey dealers. His new position is effective immediately.

Schmitt has been a valued member of the Osprey team for over six years, beginning his career in customer service and moving up through sales management. Additionally, he has made numerous contributions in the areas of technology and purchasing support. Prior to joining Osprey, Schmitt worked in sales and buying at River Sports in Knoxville while attending the University of Tennessee.

About Osprey Packs
From its humble beginnings building custom backpacks and sleeping bags in Santa Cruz California, to its current recognition as an industry leader, Osprey has always flown its own course. Their mission is to create innovative high performance gear that reflects a love of adventure and a devotion to the outdoors and the environment. Osprey defines success when it meets the demanding expectation of its most discerning customers. Based in Cortez, Colorado, Osprey has over thirty-two years of pack-making experience.

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