Rich Weight Joins GSI Outdoors as Sales Director - SNEWS

Rich Weight Joins GSI Outdoors as Sales Director

Effective January 15, Rich Weight will assume the new position of sales director for GSI Outdoors, a leading supplier of outdoor cooking and dining products.
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Spokane, Washington – January 7, 2008 – Effective January 15, Rich Weight will assume the new position of sales director for GSI Outdoors, a leading supplier of outdoor cooking and dining products.

The announcement was made by Mike Glavin, sales and marketing director for the company. In this new position, Rich will manage the company's independent sales agency network, direct efforts of the customer service team, and develop and execute in-store sales support programs.

Rich joins the company with many years experience in the outdoors. He was most recently domestic and international director of sales for Cloudveil. Prior to that, he held the same position for Chaco. With both companies, he helped oversee a steady period of growth. He is active in the outdoors and has an extensive climbing and global travel background.

“I couldn't ask for a better position that gives me an opportunity to sell products I use everyday and to help develop new and exciting sales programs for the company,” commented Rich. “And I get to be a part of a well-established team and a brand that is well-respected in the industry.”

Rich can be reached at 800-704-4474 or rweight@gsioutdoors.com

GSI Outdoors is in the business of making cookware and dining products that adapt the comforts of home to active outdoor lifestyles at the campsite, base camp and anywhere in between. In 1985, brothers Don and Ian Scott and sister Kathy started the company in San Diego and then moved to Spokane, Washington in 1995, where they have been ever since. In 2001, GSI Outdoors started distributing outdoor related gifts under the name of Outside Inside. What began as a small distribution company selling blue enamel tableware has expanded into the design, manufacturing, sales, and marketing of an innovative array of outdoor cookware and a whole range of eating and drinking products that are technical, innovative and fun. GSI Outdoors products are distributed worldwide.

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