Industry News 3/7/2007

Body Glove Promotes Rich Silva

Rich Silva Promoted to Body Glove’s Southern California Sales Representative

March 7, 2007 (Redondo Beach, CA) - Body Glove International, LLC extends a huge congratulations to Richard Silva on his promotion to Southern California Sales Rep for surf, dive and general sports products. Rich has been with Body Glove for five years as an assistant to the Southern California Rep. However he has grown up with the Body Glove family for the last 17 years. Rich’s enthusiasm for the Body Glove brand and its products has positioned him to be a strong force in the Southern California market. Everyone within Body Glove is looking forward to working with Rich Silva to continue to build Body Glove wetsuits and sports equipment divisions.

Matt Walls, National Sales Manager, had this to say, "I am really stoked to have Richard on board to head up our Southern California sales force. He has been part of the Body Glove Family his entire life and I am glad to have him on our Sales team.  Richard is an amazing surfer, one of the nicest people you will ever meet, his accounts love him, and he is super passionate about the design and sales of wetsuits.  I look forward to a fun and successful future with Richard."

Congratulations Rich Silva from the entire Body Glove family!!!!!


About Body Glove:
Founded in 1953, Body Glove is a leading, worldwide action sports brand specializing in wetsuits, swimwear, clothing, footwear, accessories, and technology accessories.  Its contributions to action sports include the Body Glove Surfbout (4 Star WQS event), and continued support of the NSSA National Scholastic Surfing Championships.  The company sponsors one of the most respected surf and wakeboard teams in the industry with such powerhouse names as pro surfers Bruce Irons, Mike Losness, Cheyne Magnusson and Holly Beck and wake boarders Rusty Malinoski, Phil Soven and Jeff McKee. Through Reef Check, Heal the Bay, SIMA’s environmental fund, and the Surfrider Foundation, Body Glove works to preserve the purity of the waters it loves. Body Glove products are sold in the U.S. by a network of independent retailers.  Body Glove is also sold in approximately 50 countries internationally through distributors, sales agents and licensees.