Industry News 11/15/2010

EMP: Slednecks Hires Mike Gilligan as National Sales Manager

Slednecks Hires Mike Gilligan as National Sales Manager

Slednecks is proud to announce that Mike “Gilly” Gilligan has joined its team as national sales manager. Mikes focus will be to put together a professional sales force and work directly with our retail accounts.

"Mike has tremendous sales experience in the action sports industry and most recently the motorsports industry, he will be a great asset to the team," says co-owner John Keegan.  "His solid contacts and relationships will help lead Slednecks to the next level."

Mike has worked in the industry for over 30 years, with companies such as Rusty, Arnett, Reef, Sanuk, and Utopia. Over the years he’s been an independent sales representative, National sales manager, and CEO. With that combination he brings experience and solid relationships that will help Slednecks as we build the brand.
“I'm very excited to work with the gang at Slednecks, they're committed to their brand and have a foundation that's as strong as I've ever seen,” states Gilly. “Working together to build a sales force and strengthen relationships with existing dealers and new partners will be FUN.”

Mike will work closely with retail accounts while building a solid professional sales force to better service our existing dealers and partners. He will also assist with implementing new retail marketing strategies.

Interested, experienced sales representatives can reach him at for available territories.