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Vasque Announces New Director of Sales

Vasque Footwear, a division of Red Wing Shoe Company, is pleased to welcome Chris Speak as the new director of sales. Speak brings extensive sales experience with his most recent position being director of sales for Jansport. Beyond Jansport, Speak also held positions in sales for PUR Water Filter Systems and Eagle Creek.
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RED WING, MN – Vasque Footwear, a division of Red Wing Shoe Company, is pleased to welcome Chris Speak as the new director of sales. Speak brings extensive sales experience with his most recent position being director of sales for Jansport. Beyond Jansport, Speak also held positions in sales for PUR Water Filter Systems and Eagle Creek.

His responsibilities include managing the Vasque and Irish Setter sales teams, as well as contributing to the overall strategies of the outdoor team for Red Wing Shoe Company. “With his deep knowledge of the outdoor industry, and being an avid outdoorsmen, we are thrilled to bring him onto our team,” explained Rick Appelsies, Vice President and General Manager of the Outdoor Division.

Speak is excited to work with the Vasque team and has a solid mission for the coming months. “My goal is to keep our brand growing and provide opportunities to help our retailers grow,” explained Speak.

Based in Red Wing, MN, Vasque is a leading manufacturer of performance outdoor footwear. For more information about Vasque's products and retailers, visit www.vasque.com or call 800-224-4453.

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