Head Canada appoints Chris Vanderknokke Director Sales and Marketing, Winter Sports Division
Guelph Ontario October 8th, 2019: Chris Vanderknokke has been promoted to the role of Director of Sales and Marketing, Winter Sports Division. Chris joined Head Canada 5 years ago to manage the product portfolio and marketing activities for ski and snowboard for the Canadian subsidiary of the Austrian company. He now assumes the responsibility to guide the sales and distribution of the winter division. Chris comes with a wealth of industry experience, having previously worked for over 15 years in retail as a buyer and store manager for Skiis & Biikes.
“Chris has already developed a strong reputation with retail customers across the country and has always placed a priority on customer service” said Rob Morash, General Manager for Head Canada. “This is a natural evolution in Chris’ career and we are confident that he will do a great job for both Dealers and the company alike with these new responsibilities”. Chris will continue to be based out of the Guelph, ON Head office.
HEAD is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of premium sports equipment and apparel.
The business is organized into five divisions: Winter Sports, Racquet Sports, Diving, Sportswear and Licensing. HEAD sells products under the HEAD (alpine skis, ski bindings, ski boots, snowboard and protection products, tennis, racquetball, paddle, squash and pickleball racquets, tennis balls and tennis footwear, sportswear and swimming products), Penn (tennis balls and racquetball balls), Tyrolia (ski bindings) and Mares, SSI and rEvo (diving) brands.
The Company’s key products have attained leading market positions based on sales and reputation and have gained high visibility through their use by many of today’s top athletes. (head.com)