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Exxel Outdoors Promotes Tory Upham To Vice President of Sales

Exxel Outdoors has promoted Tory Upham to Vice President of Sales. Upham is instrumental in Exxel's continuing expansion plan. In his prior role of National Sales Director, Upham increased Exxel's domestic sales and expanded its sales force.

Los Angeles, CA – Exxel Outdoors has promoted Tory Upham to Vice President of Sales, announced CEO Harry Kazazian.

As the company’s National Sales Director for the past year, Upham increased Exxel’s domestic sales by 15 percent and grew its sales force by adding an eastern states sales manager and a forecasting analyst.

“Tory has been a most valuable, key contributor to Exxel’s long-term expansion plan, and we’re delighted to promote him to Vice President of Sales,” remarked Kazazian.

“I am excited to be in this expanded role and look forward to continuing to execute our corporate initiatives and sales goals,” said Upham. “We’ve assembled a terrific sales team, and with the support of our product development and manufacturing resources producing new, high-value outdoor gear for children and adults, we’re confident that Exxel’s future is bright.”

Exxel’s expansion plan includes deepening its product distribution, increasing its exports globally and bringing more of its manufacturing back to America from Asia.

About Exxel Outdoors

Exxel Outdoors is a manufacturer and distributor of high-value, family-style camping and outdoor recreational gear, distributing to major mass retailers and sporting goods chains nationally and internationally. For the past three years, Exxel has been named to the Inc. 500/5000 – the prestigious ranking of America’s fasting growing private companies. Exxel has won three Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Awards for their children’s products for 2012. Exxel’s brands include Suisse Sport, American Trails, X20 Water Sports, Master Sportsman and Master Sportswoman. Exxel has licensing agreements with Disney Consumer Products, Marvel Entertainment and Sanrio (Hello Kitty) for family camping gear. Exxel owns and operates the largest sleeping bag factory in America, producing approximately two million family-style sleeping bags annually. Its Eastern Headquarters and factory are in Haleyville, Alabama and its Western Headquarters, design studio and corporate offices are in Industry, California.

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