Thule Recognizes Sales and Service Excellence

Thule, the world leader in sports utility transportation, recently recognized sales reps with Agency of the Year, Associate of the Year and Rookie of the Year honors.

Thule, the world leader in sports utility transportation, recently recognized Y.P.S. Inc. of Seattle, WA with Agency of the Year honors. The Y.P.S. team of Ned Johnson, Kathy Southard, Steve Plass, and Rob Scott were recognized for the strong sales and service they demonstrated in 2005, in which they pioneered new accounts, grew existing accounts, and expanded into new channels.

Thule also recognized Park City based Dave Clopp of Kahl & Partners as Associate of the Year for his work in the Utah market. Nick Henjum, principle of Tsunami Sales in Southern California was recognized as Rookie of the Year.

“We are very proud of the job that all our reps have done for us, but these guys really stepped up last year,” said Tripp Wyckoff, VP of Sales and Service of Thule Inc. “Y.P.S. has been representing Thule longer than any other agency, and they totally reinvented themselves this year. Dave and Nick did phenomenal jobs of growing the Thule business in their respective territories.”

Thule Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary within the Thule Group. It is the leading US manufacturer of car rack products, with production sites in Seymour, Connecticut and Chicago, Illinois. Thule's product line features multi-purpose roof racks, roof top boxes, rear mount racks, and accessories for outdoor equipment including bikes, skis, snowboards, kayaks, canoes, and surfboards. For more information visit


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