Mountain & Trail Press Release

Osprey Packs Appoints Bill Chandler Outdoor Sales Manager

Osprey Packs, a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance, innovative packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear, is pleased to announce the hiring of industry veteran, Bill Chandler. Chandler joins Osprey Packs as Outdoor Sales Manager, a new position created to enhance Osprey’s focus on customer service while supporting programs at retail.

“Bill brings more than 25 years of experience as an owner of an independent rep agency,” says Brad Bates, Sales Director of Osprey Packs. “His experience and know-how will further enhance our retailer partnerships in the outdoor channel.”

Previous to joining Osprey, Chandler was the owner of Nomad Inc., an independent wholesale sales and marketing agency in the Southeast focused in the specialty outdoor, run, and ski channels. Most recently, he served as Director of Sales for Sherpa Adventure Gear.

“I absolutely look forward to joining the Osprey family and putting my years of outdoor sales experience into play,” says Chandler. “My focus is to increase sales volume, retailer profitability, brand presence and the overall sustainability of the Osprey brand in the specialty arena. Not to mention a fabulous opportunity to relocate my family to the Four Corners area!”

Contact:

Julie Campagnoli
JAM Media Collective
220 Halleck Street, Suite 120A
San Francisco, CA  94129
phone: 415.839.7546 jc@jamcollective.net

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