Industry News 6/16/2016

Ibex Outdoor Clothing Taps Scott Parr as Vice President of Sales


Ibex Outdoor Clothing announces Scott Parr will be leading its sales team as Vice President, effective immediately.
 
Parr brings a wealth of experience to his new sales position at Ibex. He has an extensive background in the outdoor, sporting goods and sport specialty industries, which began in the mid 1990s when he founded Great Lakes Outdoor Group where he spent nearly a decade as the sales manager and principal representative. Parr has served as VP of Sales for the Dorel Apparel Footwear Group as well as Director of Sales for JanSport. Most recently, Parr managed GLSG Sales Management & Consulting, a consulting firm, which he founded.
 
As he settles into his new position at Ibex, Parr’s initial focus will be to energize the domestic wholesale channel. He looks forward to meeting with the Ibex sales rep team and retailers at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in August.
 
“Scott’s personal and professional passions align with Ibex extremely well. He has shown us his ability to create a strategic perspective for himself and Ibex. We are excited to get him involved with all of our wholesale relationships,” said Ted Manning, CEO of Ibex Outdoor Clothing.
 
“I’ve always been a fan of the Ibex brand for its authenticity and commitment to producing premium quality products,” said Parr. “Once I had the opportunity to meet the Ibex team, I realized what a great opportunity this was and look forward to contributing to the brand’s future success and growth. It’s a very special culture and organization with a lot of potential for growth. I’m thrilled to be a part of it!”

An avid triathlete, cyclist and outdoor enthusiast, Parr has completed numerous marathons, triathlons and bicycle races. He resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan with his wife, their children and a Boxer named Molly.