Powderhorn Hires New National Sales Manager

Powderhorn names industry vet John Walbrecht as the company’s new Sales Manager for North America.

Powderhorn, the legendary Jackson Hole-born ski apparel brand, is proud to name John Walbrecht as the company's new Sales Manager for North America, effective today.

Walbrecht joins Powderhorn bringing valued experience from his tenure at Spyder, where he directed the snowsport giant's global sales and marketing efforts. In his new role, Walbrecht will manage all of Powderhorn's North American sales and operations, including sales planning, account forecasting, strategic growth and new market development.

“I worked with John when he lead the global sales and marketing efforts for Spyder and am very proud to begin working together again,” said Christian Baettig, owner of Powderhorn and Chris Sports Systems. “John is a true performer in the sales field and has tons of great contacts with the right accounts - I believe he will make a big difference for Powderhorn in the US and Canada,” added Baettig.

Also in Powderhorn news, today the company relocated its North American distribution and operations center for Chris Sports North America to Novato, California - in a company-wide effort to optimize annual fixed costs while also simplifying customer service and sales support efforts.

Powderhorn's new Novato, CA warehouse phone and address are:

265 Bel Marin Keys Blvd.
Novato, CA 94949
+1 866 455 1775

About Powderhorn:
Founded in Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 1972, and originally staking its claim in the world of ski fashion with its western-inspired, down-filled, shoulder-yoked ski parkas, Powderhorn had a legendary following for its classic styled ski jackets. Loyal to its roots, for 2009 Powderhorn continues to blend classic ski fashion with a comprehensive collection of base layers, mid-weight, and outerwear tops and bottoms. Learn more at www.PowderhornWorld.com.


Powderhorn Reinforces Sales Force, Adds Rep Groups

Boulder, CO – Specialty ski apparel brand Powderhorn announced today the addition of two new sales agencies to its growing sales force, another move aimed at strengthening the brand's presence in specialty ski retail. Focusing on important ski territories with key specialty ...read more

Powderhorn Goes Live with Shopatron

Boulder, CO - Legendary ski specialty brand, Powderhorn, is proud to announce a new partnership with Shopatron, the retail-integrated global ecommerce platform. Now shoppers everywhere can purchase Powderhorn apparel, with just a simple click of the buy now button on ...read more

Powderhorn Launches New Website

Jackson Hole, Wyo -- When the Powderhorn label was originally launched back in 1972, the letters ‘www' were used only on the end of branding irons. Today, more than thirty five years after the birth of the brand, Powderhorn is pleased to announce the development of the ...read more

Powderhorn Announces New Rocky Mountain Sales Agency

Boulder, Co (10.5.2011) – Legendary ski specialty brand, Powderhorn, is proud to announce The Turner Agency as its new sales agency for the Rocky Mountains. Recruited to help support increased sales throughout the specialty channel in Colorado and Utah, the Colorado-based ...read more

Powderhorn Recruits Katie Schou

Jackson Hole, Wyo (November 19, 2007) – Wyoming-based, original ski apparel brand, Powderhorn, proudly announces the appointment of Katie Schou as Dealer Services Manager for the label's North American retail accounts. Formerly the Export Manager and Customer Service Manager ...read more

Powderhorn Recruits Dahl Sales Group for New England Territory

Boulder, CO - Specialty ski apparel brand Powderhorn announced today the addition of Dahl Sales to its continually growing sales force. Joining the brand just in time to harness the excitement surrounding Powderhorn’s 11/12 Collection, Dahl Sales will be responsible for ...read more

Pioneering Territories – Powderhorn Hires Tokul Creek Marketing

Jackson Hole, Wyo (November 26, 2007) – Wyoming-based ski apparel brand, Powderhorn, today announced the hiring of Tokul Creek Marketing as its sales agency for the Northwest. With offices in Snoqualmie, WA and Portland, OR, the 3-person team of Paul and Heidi Dukich, and ...read more

Rottefella hires sales manager for North America

OSLO, Norway – After announcing a new distribution strategy in North America several weeks ago, Rottefella AS, the leading manufacturer of bindings for Nordic skiing, hired Salt Lake City-based industry veteran Scott Duer as Sales Manager for North America. As Rottefella grows ...read more

POWDERHORN Announces New NorCal Sales Agency

Boulder, CO - Legendary ski specialty brand, Powderhorn, is proud to announce the NorCal Sports Group (NCSG) as its new sales agency for northern California and Nevada.Recruited to help support increased sales throughout the specialty channel in the resort communities surrounding ...read more