Industry News 10/24/2013

EMP: Body Glove Announces New California Sales Representative

Body Glove Announces New California Sales Representative
Press Release from Body Glove

Redondo Beach, CA – Body Glove International is proud to announce their newest sales representative, Kevin Krohn. Kevin will be handling Body Glove’s SUP gear along with their 3T Barefoot and Eco Zero Footwear lines for California and Nevada.

Kevin is an all around water person, he has surfed for over 30 years, competes in stand up paddle races, paddle surfs and is an avid scuba diver and boater. When water freezes over you can find Kevin snowboarding or cross training in the Sierras.  Kevin attended Florida Atlantic University and brings a professional sales background to Body Glove. He strives to create retail partnerships, providing shops with exactly the right products, support and advice.  Kevin will also be hosting clinics to give a positive spin on key selling points helping retailers be successful.

“We are excited to welcome Kevin as our new sales rep in California. He brings a deep understanding of the Stand Up Paddle community and possesses great relationships within that community that will help further Body Glove’s support of Stand Up Paddling,” states Body Glove Footwear’s CEO, John Chenciner. “We are anxious to work with Kevin to grow this territory and help our retailers be as successful as possible,”

Together with Body Glove’s team of surfers including Jamie O’Brien, Zeke Lau, Garrett McNamara, Dave Wassel, Matt Becker and Stand Up Paddle standouts Mo Freitas (2013 rookie of the Year) Kevin will further enhance the brand and maintain the company’s integrity that has lead Body Glove to celebrate its 60th year as a family owned and operated business.

For more information on Body Glove athletes and products go to www.bodyglove.com and for daily updates visit www.facebook.com/bodyglove

About Body Glove
Founded in 1953, Body Glove is a leading, worldwide water sports brand specializing in wetsuits, swimwear, clothing, footwear, accessories, and technology accessories. The company sponsors one of the most respected surf and wakeboard teams in the industry with such powerhouse names as pro surfers Jamie O’Brien, Cheyne Magnusson, Anthony Walsh, Alex Gray,Holly Beck and Guinness World Record Holder Garrett McNamara and wake boarders Rusty Malinoski, Harley Clifford, Bob Soven and Jeff McKee. Body Glove and Jean-Michel Cousteau and his Ocean Futures Society have formed a legendary alliance to help preserve and protect the ocean while providing ocean and diving geared equipment to water enthusiasts around the globe. Some of the proceeds from the sale of those products go directly to Ocean Futures Society. Through Reef Check, SIMA’s environmental fund, and the Surfrider Foundation, Body Glove also 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.

Contact
Kenna Meistrell
Body Glove International
310-374-3441 ext 107
kenna@bodyglove.com
www.bodyglove.com