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Poler Stuff Appoints Kharma Vella to VP of Product & Marketing, MJ Ko to VP of Sales & Operations and Announces Additional Promotions

July 12, 2022

PORTLAND, OR (July 12, 2022) – Poler Stuff, the originators of the #CampVibes movement, announces today the appointment of its first-ever Vice President titles to Kharma Vella as VP of Product & Marketing and MJ Ko as VP of Sales & Operations. Four additional Poler team members also received promotion, including Kyle Richner to Director of Sales & Operations, Noah Moncrieff to Sales Manager, Jerome Jacobsen to Operations Manager, and Rachael Warner to Manager of the Portland-based Poler flagship store.


“We are excited to have such a hard working and dynamic team here at Poler, and look forward to continued growth in the months & years to come,” said Poler CEO, Cape Capener. “It’s our mission to build Poler into the most engaging brand bridging the gap between the outdoor and action sports industry, made possible only by our community.” 


Vella, one of the brand’s co-founders and the creative mastermind behind many of Poler’s most notable products, will continue to bring his creative energy and innovative product designs to the brand in his newly-appointed VP role. 


Ko, who has been with the brand since its relaunch in late 2019, continues to lead and oversee Poler’s supply chain, forecasting, production, warehousing and distribution as the brand grows both domestically and internationally.

Poler’s entire Spring/Summer ’22 offerings are available now at poler.com and select specialty retailers nationwide including Zumiez, Urban Outfitters, Evo, and Jack’s Surfboards. 


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ABOUT POLER
Born out of the Pacific Northwest in 2010, and re-emerged in late 2019, Poler Stuff bridges the gap between action sports and the outdoors. The originators of the #CampVibes movement, Poler makes functional and fun equipment, apparel and accessories for casual campers, weekend warriors, couch surfers and city dwellers seeking good times and simple pleasures in the outdoors. Poler is an owned subsidiary of Pacific & Everest Lifestyle Company. For more information on Poler, visit www.poler.com and @polerstuff on Instagram.

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