December 18, 2013 (Bainbridge Island, WA) – Far Bank Enterprises, leader in the fly- fishing industry, appoints outdoor industry veteran Scott Forristall as Vice President of U.S. sales for Sage, Redington, and RIO Products.
Forristall brings extensive leadership experience after working in the outdoor industry for the past 13 years. Most recently, Scott expanded sales efforts as the head of sales for the Watercraft Division of Johnson Outdoors where he worked with all of the major outdoor industry retailers as well as 300 outdoor specialty retailers.
“I developed my passion for spending time on the water while growing up in the Bahamas, and while working search and rescue in Florida serving in the US Coast Guard, fly fishing became an obsession,” notes Forristall. “After chasing bonefish, tarpon, trout and tuna, I’m ready to combine my professional and leisure lives and bring my sales expertise to the Far Bank brands.”
“Scott’s background offers extensive sales leadership skills and invaluable experience to escalate our sales capabilities. Bringing in a passionate fly angler who knows water sports as well as the outdoor industry will ensure our brands are expanding and developing where most appropriate,” comments Travis Campbell, Far Bank President and CEO.
Marc Bale will continue in his role as Far Bank’s Director of international sales.
About Far Bank Enterprises:
In 2005, Far Bank Enterprises was created to serve as the holding company for three businesses at the forefront of the fly fishing market; Sage Manufacturing, Redington and RIO Products International. Sage is recognized as the world leader in high-end performance fly rods, reels and accessories. Redington is a leading supplier of value-driven fly-fishing tackle and apparel. RIO manufactures and distributes industry leading fly lines, leaders and tippet material.