Industry News 5/15/2014

EMP: Sole Technology Appoints VP of Domestic Sales Strategy and Business Development

Sole Technology Appoints Joseph Seemayer as Vice President of Domestic Sales Strategy and Business Development
Seemayer has more than 24 years of experience in the action sports industry and 16 years of senior-level sales management experience.

Press Release from Sole Technology

LAKE FOREST, Calif., (May 13, 2014) — Sole Technology, manufacturer of action sports footwear and apparel for popular brands etnies, éS, Emerica, Altamont and ThirtyTwo, is stepping up its ability to further entrench its already growing business with the appointment of Joseph Seemayer as vice president of domestic sales strategy and business development.

Seemayer is a respected industry name. With more than 24 years of experience in the action sports industry and 16 years of senior-level sales management experience, Seemayer has cultivated a reputation as a seasoned executive who delivers results for brands, and commands an extensive network across all channels of distribution. 

“We are thrilled to welcome Joe,” said Pierre-Andre Senizergues, chief executive officer, Sole Technology. “He fits our culture, and I believe he will only strengthen the employee mentoring, industry partnerships and sales-channel development we have put in place. Joe is a tenacious seller and skilled manager who is an expert at building, training and motivating his teams in high energy atmospheres, like Sole Technology.”

In his role as vice president of domestic sales and business development, Seemayer will work with the domestic sales directors to align with the brand strategies set by the global brand directors for the etnies, éS, Emerica and Altamont to acquire additional market share domestically.

For more information about Sole Technology, visit www.soletechnology.com.

About Sole Technology
Sole Technology, Inc. is the creator of etnies, Emerica, ThirtyTwo, Altamont and the Sole Technology Institute (STI).  Sole Technology, a privately owned and operated company by former professional skateboarder, Pierre-Andre Senizergues, is the global supplier of its brands, which are responsible for many of the incredible innovations that have become staples of action sports.  As a true industry leader, the company created the STI, the world’s first and only biomechanics research organization, to test and develop new technologies to make the highest performing skateboard footwear.  Sole Technology is headquartered in Lake Forest, Calif. with offices worldwide in China, United Kingdom, Spain, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany and European operations based in Amsterdam, Holland.  For more information on Sole Technology’s footwear and apparel brands visit soletechnology.com.