Industry News 12/1/2009

EMP: Head Hires Andrew Couperthwait As Wintersports Product Manager

Head Hires Andrew Couperthwait as Wintersports Product Manager

Head USA is pleased to announce that Andrew Couperthwait has been named Wintersports Product Manager. Andrew will be responsible for ensuring that Head delivers the best performing products to its network of retail, resort, and rental partners across the country.

Andrew has a long history in winter sports retail and equipment testing. His experience will give Head a distinct market advantage with a greater understanding of what it takes to deliver the most sellable and enjoyable equipment in the world. Most recently, he managed the Christy Sports in Avon, Colorado while being a multi-year ski and boot tester for Ski Magazine. He’s been on the cover of three national ski publications and is an expert boot fitter.

“After interviewing a very impressive pool of industry veterans, Andrew distinguished himself as the person we sought as product manager here in the United States,” said Jeremy Sherwood, CEO Head USA. “With the addition of Andrew, our new management team is complete and ready to deliver top-notch products targeted for the US market.” Head USA provides the best performing ski equipment in the world that is used exclusively by world champions like Bode Miller and Lindsey Vonn. Head Wintersports is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.