Mammut Announces New Regional Office And Key Executive Appointments
January 28, 2019
Mammut, the leading Swiss-born premium outdoors brand, with over a century and a half of experience in mountain safety and outdoors activity, is thrilled to announce a new Regional Sales & Marketing office in Denver, Colorado. After assessing customer and consumer needs in North America, the brand is excited to branch closer to many key accounts as well as consumers utilizing life-saving avalanche gear. The office will be located in the RiNo neighborhood of Denver, opening in February 2019.
Interim Managing Director, Kris Kuster, will continue to lead the North American Sales & Marketing endevours and be based out of Regional Denver office. Kuster has been supporting the North American team on an interim basis since October 2018, joining from the Swiss Mammut office where he served for as Managing Director, Switzerland.
John Sullivan, CFO/COO, appointed in mid-2018, will continue to lead Finance, Administration and Operations out of the North American headquarters in Burlington, VT. Sullivan joined Mammut from his position as VP of Finance and Control at a large European manufacturer, with a mission for sustainable immediate and future growth; also, a targeted focus for his role at Mammut.
“I am extremely honored to be working for Mammut and interfacing with both the North American and Swiss teams, all dedicated groups of outdoors professionals and gear experts, with a single-minded focus on improving mountain and outdoors lifestyle and experience for our customers and consumers,” said Sullivan. “With innovative technological and stylistic developments, and over 156 years of experience, Mammut has never been in such an exciting position of growth.”
To support this position of growth, Mammut is also proud to announce the appointment of a new Key Accounts Manager, Josh Manson. Manson joins Mammut most recently from Nitro Snowboards, where he was instrumental in growing the business over the last 4 years. Manson also served as a multi-line Sales Representative in the Rocky Mountain region for the past 12 years with brands including DC shoes, Zeal Optics, and Fox Racing. He will be focused on supporting Mammut’s key account business including REI, Backcountry, MEC and more.
Manson will be based in the new Denver, CO Mammut office and says; “I am looking forward to joining such an awesome team of people at Mammut. I am eager to bring exceptional service to Mammut’s key partners and build close relationships, effectively presenting what Mammut has to offer and maximize potential with the brand and with partnerships.”
Mammut will be attending the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show, Jan 30-Feb 1, and will be located at Booth #44017 UL. For appointments and information, please see media contact below.