Industry News 11/6/2013

EMP: Polarmax Hires Keith Myers as New Director of Sales

Polarmax Hires Keith Myers as New Director of Sales
Press Release from Polarmax

West End, NC – Longworth Industries, parent company of Polarmax and XGO baselayers, announced today that Keith Myers has been named as Polarmax’s new Director of Sales effective November 1, 2013. In his new role Myers will assume the responsibilities of sales management, overseeing business and partnership development, as well as direct involvement in marketing and future product directions for Polarmax.

“I am very excited about my opportunity to be on the Polarmax team for many reasons, says Myers. “Most importantly the team is committed to produce the finest quality, well-priced technical base layers available today with a manufacturing label that says ‘Made in the USA.’ Having been in the apparel business my entire career, this one statement says it all.”

Randy Black, President & CEO of Longworth Industries and Polarmax baselayers had this to say about Myer’s addition to the Polamax Team: “Keith Myers brings a wealth of sales, sales management, and marketing expertise to our Polarmax brand. His energy and passion for sales, customers, and products is very exciting for our company, and our Polarmax brand.”

Keith brings over 20 years of experience in the outdoor apparel industry having represented top brands including Woolrich, Swiss Army Brands, and most recently Gramicci Southeast. As Polarmax continues to expand into new outdoor and casual markets, Keith’s background in the outdoor market — paired with his leadership skills and sales experience — provides an invaluable asset to the Polarmax brand.

For more information, please contact Jacqueline Wazir at 910-673-5290×29, email jacqueline.wazir@polarmax.com, or visit polarmax.com.

About Polarmax
Longworth Industries’ Polarmax brand is a vertically integrated manufacturer of high-performance, moisture wicking, anti-microbial next-to-skin. Polarmax products are manufactured exclusively in the United States and distributed to select domestic and global markets.