Industry News 11/18/2013

EMP: Point6 Appoints Jim Holleman as North American Director of Sales

Point6 Appoints Jim Holleman as North American Director of Sales
Press Release from Point6

Steamboat, Colo. — (Nov. 18, 2013) – Point6, makers of premium merino wool socks engineered to deliver the ultimate in performance and comfort, announces Jim Holleman as the company’s North American Director of Sales, effective immediately.

As Point6 continues to expand market share in the performance merino wool category, Holleman will lead the brand’s domestic sales force and retailer base. Holleman brings over 25-years of sales leadership and a proven track record for driving growth with leading outdoor and cycling brands, including Salomon, LOOK Cycle and Raleigh.

“Jim is a highly accomplished sales professional and a welcome addition to our growing team,” explains Peter Duke, Point6 CEO. “He will be a key player in supporting the needs of our retail partners and mentoring our sales team to ensure a higher level of customer service.”

The move by Point6 to add a dedicated domestic sales director signals the company’s continued commitment to its retailers, while expanding sales potential in new markets. Point6 has experienced rapid growth since the company’s inception in 2008, and Holleman will be instrumental in taking the brand to new heights. 

Holleman will direct and manage the brand’s rep force by providing insight, training and support to better serve the needs of existing and prospective retailers.

“This is an exciting time to join the team at Point6,” notes Holleman. “Their passion for merino wool and industry expertise is unrivaled in the snow sports, outdoor and active fitness markets, and there is incredible potential for success.”

For more information, please visit www.point6.com. Jim Holleman can be reached directly at jim@point6.com.

More About Point6
Makers of premium merino wool socks with sport-specific designs engineered to deliver the ultimate in performance and comfort; Point6 was launched in 2008 by merino wool innovators, Peter and Patty Duke. All Point6 socks are proudly made in the USA with imported yarns using state of the art knitting and compact-spinning technologies. The brand is unwavering in its commitment to deliver merino wool products of the utmost quality, comfort and durability. For more information, please visit
www.point6.com.