Industry News 10/12/2012

B$Z: KJUS Expands North America Team to Support Business Partners and Address Significant Growth

KJUS Expands North America Team to Support Business Partners and Address Significant Growth

Boulder, CO - As a result of significant growth and in an effort to increase support to its business partners in North America, KJUS is announcing the expansion of its North American Team. The premium sportswear manufacturer has hired Hans Bergman, a well-respected and seasoned veteran for the newly created role of Managing Director. KJUS is also promoting Brooke Mackenzie to Key Account and Marketing Manager. In this role Brooke will be managing sales and marketing activities, and serve as the key account manager for national and local retailers.

In addition KJUS has hired Julie Rogers and Chris Mackenzie as sales representatives for the Northern Rockies and Southern Rockies regions. Julie Rogers joined KJUS North America as Northern Rockies Sales Representative. Based in Jackson Hole, WY she has been a buyer and merchandise manager for ski and outdoor apparel since 2008. Colorado native Chris Mackenzie, joined KJUS North America as Southern Rockies Sales Representative. He has been seasonally involved with KJUS and has experience in retail and account management. Julie’s and Chris’ professional backgrounds, combined with their passion for the outdoors, will serve as valuable resources to the KJUS North America team.

“KJUS has been successful at growing the brand in North America and is committed to supporting this growth. This team expansion enables us to assist our partners not only with sell-in but also with sell-through,” explained Bergman.

KJUS was established in 2000 by Swiss industry pioneer Didi Serena. The company objective is to develop, market and sell premium ski and golf wear. KJUS clothing is designed in Switzerland and is currently sold in 32 countries worldwide.