San Diego, CA â€“ May 3, 2010 â€“ Effective April 26, 2010, Sanita Footwear A/S, the Danish parent company of Sanita Clogs, Inc, in Temecula, CA, announced the restructuring of the US management team.
â€œWe are pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Taylor as President /Sales of Sanita Clogs, Inc. Over the past 18 months, Bill has been very successful in not only increasing our premier points of distribution, but the overall business by over 50% in a tough market,â€ said Claus Thomsen, CEO of Sanita A/S. â€œBill's focus will be to continue to raise awareness of the Sanita brand by creating enhanced partnerships with our valued retailers, and growing our line extensions in both the Wood Fashion markets and the Uniform/Work Wear categories.â€
Mr. Thomsen continues â€œAs a veteran of the footwear business, Bill's many years of experience will provide a knowledgeable and positive influence to our management team in Temecula while allowing us to focus on creating additional consumer awareness, increased customer service and improved deliveries. Bill will work with and report directly to the team in Denmark.â€
Sanita Clogs, Inc. also announces the appointments of Angela Anderson to the position of Director of Administration/Product Management, and Michael O'Brien as National Sales Manager. Sanita A/S has doubled its production capacity to handle the increased demand for our products worldwide and has also purchased a new building with increased warehouse capacity in Denmark to allow operations to be more streamlined and responsive to the market.
After serving as President and CEO of Sanita Clogs, Inc. for the past 18 months, Gene Kunde has left the company to pursue other opportunities and spend more time with his family.
Thomsen stated, â€œWe want to thank Gene for his contribution to the fantastic growth of Sanita Clogs in the US market for the past 18 months, and sincerely wish him the best in his future endeavors.â€
Sanita Footwear A/S is a global manufacturing and sales company and has been in business since 1907. Sanita Clogs are sold in 48 countries worldwide.
About Sanita Clogs Inc.
Sanita Clogs are more than a style, more than a look; it is our cultural history. For over 100 years designing clogs, we built our collections with fashion innovation, superior hand craftsmanship and infused modern day technology for superior comfort that never leaves you standing alone. Today, Sanita is recognized for their quality product and awarded the â€œSeal of Acceptanceâ€ by the American Podiatric Medical Association. Sanita's US headquarters are in Southern California and our clogs are available in more than 48 countries around the world. Visit www.sanitaclogs.com for more information.