Industry News 9/20/2007

Drop Announces Dan Stanilonis as National Sales Manager

Drop Announces Dan Stanilonis as National Sales Manager
Leading Glove Manufacturer Celebrates “10 Years Strong” with
New Addition to Team

Burlington, Vermont (Sept. 20, 2007) – DROP Manufacturing, leading glove and accessory developer for the action sports industry, announced today the appointment of Dan Stanilonis to the position of national sales manager. Based in the company’s Burlington, Vermont headquarters, Stanilonis will oversee sales efforts for all national accounts, working with a team of 10 representatives around the country.
 
“I am really excited to be joining the DROP program,” said Stanilonis. “DROP is one of the longest standing snowboard-specific glove companies in the industry, with a solid team, rep force, and product line up. With new and exciting products, projects, and marketing tools in the works for 08/09, I look forward to working with everyone at DROP to realize continued opportunities for growth.”
 
Prior to joining the DROP team, Stanilonis last held the position of sales and customer service manager at Northwave North America in Seattle and worked for the company for 10 years. Stanilonis got his start in the industry at Ride Snowboards in Washington state where he worked in customer service in the earlier days of the company.
 
Stanilonis, a native of Vermont and VTSP,  has been an avid snowboarder for 20 years.
 
For more information on DROP, visit
www.dropmfg.com or call 800-DROP-MFG.
 
About DROP Manufacturing
Founded in 1998, DROP Manufacturing has become one of the industry’s leading glove and accessory developers, with international distribution throughout North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia. With offices in Burlington, Vermont and Montreal, Quebec, and design headquarters in Los Angeles, Calif., DROP is known for innovative style, quality products and its commitment to the action sports lifestyle. Celebrating “10 Years Strong” in 2008, DROP’s international team of athletes includes MFM, Kale Stephens, Simon Chamberlain, Mark Landvik, Josh Sherman, Paavo Tikkanen, David Melançon, Andrew Hardingham, Rube Goldberg, Max Legend and MFR.