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Cloudveil, producer of inspired mountain apparel, announces the hiring of Kevin Cox of Alpine Exposure in the North Central region and Michael Schmidt & Bill Bruzzese of Velocity Sales in the Northeast territory.
â€œKevin Cox was a past rep with Cloudveil and we are thrilled to have him back,â€ states Dave Mahoney, Cloudveil Sales Manager. â€œKevin is still the â€˜true road warrior’. He spends face-to-face time with his dealers and provides a level of service not often experienced in today’s market.â€ Kevin Cox and Alpine Exposure current represent Western Mountaineering, Mountain Khakis, LEKI, and McNett.
â€œAfter a three year hiatus, I am thrilled to be back on the Cloudveil teamâ€, Cox said. â€œAs one of the original Cloudveil reps, I thoroughly enjoyed the challenges and rewards of growing the line from its infancy, to being a leader in the outdoor industry. I’m excited by the future potential of the company.â€
The addition of Velocity Sales in the Northeast lends further credence to Cloudveil’s core positioning in the outdoor and snow markets. Velocity Sales currently represents Madshus, Sugoi, Nikwax, Katadyn, Karhu, K2 Telemark, Garmont USA, Bridgedale Socks, Atlas Snowshoe Co.
â€œWe are very excited to have Bill and Mike on our team,â€ Mahoney adds. â€œBoth bring a wealth of experience and a true passion for what they do.â€
â€œWe were really pleased when the offer came to join the Cloudveil team,â€ stated Michael Schmidt. â€œSince the inception of our agency, authentic mountain brands have been the cornerstone of our business model. Frankly, I couldn’t think of a better fit between two groups and we are all very optimistic for the terrain ahead.â€
Cloudveil will debut its expanded Spring 2009 line at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in August.
Cloudveil, celebrated its 10th Anniversary in 2007, is a technical outdoor apparel manufacturer that draws inspiration from its hometown Jackson, Wyoming. Groundbreaking use of fabric combinations, color and innovative designs has built a retail and consumer base of loyal inspired mountain users. Credited with starting the modern day soft shell revolution, Cloudveil builds leading apparel designs in the outdoor, ski, fly fishing and casual markets. www.cloudveil.com