Industry News 4/20/2015

EMP: GRAYL Hires Shawn Penrod as Sales Director, Adds Customer Service Position

GRAYL, a startup out of Seattle and maker of the Water Filtration Cup, has hired two new employees to support current growth and expand sales efforts.

Shawn Penrod has been hired as Sales Director. Shawn brings over twenty years of experience in the outdoor industry, previously with K2 Sports and Vail Resorts. "I am so excited to be joining an already amazing GRAYL team that has its sites on nothing short of revolutionizing the way we filter water. Nothing but great things lay ahead for this brand and I am thrilled to be on board."

GRAYL has also hired Brett Steele, a ten-year customer service veteran, to manage customer service and support operations functions. These new roles will allow GRAYL to grow sales channels and respond to increasing demand more effectively.

“We are thrilled to add Shawn and Brett to our team. GRAYL has completed its first full year of sales and we are looking forward to great opportunities in 2015 and beyond,” said CEO and Founder, Nancie Weston. “We launched GRAYL with a lean team, and with the inflow of experienced talent we are now better positioned for expansion and growth.”