LIBERTYVILLE, IL â€“ May 22, 2007 – SPRI Products, Inc., a leading distributor of rubber resistance exercise products and fitness accessories, announces the promotion of Herb Flentye to C.E.O./President. Flentye joined SPRI Products in 1999 as C.F.O. and then accepted the position of C.O.O. in 2002. Scott Swanson, owner of SPRI Products, Inc., stated, â€œIt is my pleasure to announce that after many years of dedication, hard work and total commitment, Herb Flentye has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of SPRI Products, Inc. As our leader over the past few years, Herb has been instrumental in SPRI’s growth, bringing more focus, diversity and higher quality to our product line, and making SPRI an overall better company.â€ Swanson added, â€œHerb has positioned SPRI as the industry leader with his innovative ideas, his integrity and his passion for what he does.â€ Looking to the future, Flentye spoke about his recent appointment with this statement, â€œIt is an honor and a privilege to be appointed President and C.E.O. of a company with as strong a heritage and reputation as SPRI. I am committed to exceeding the expectations of those who have come to believe and rely on SPRI over the last 24 years.â€
About SPRI Products, Inc.
For more than 20 years, SPRI Products, Inc. has been the leading distributor of rubberized resistance exercise products, fitness accessories and exercise education programs for the health and fitness industry. Headquartered in Libertyville, IL, SPRI Products, Inc. provides professional fitness solutions to health clubs, personal trainers and health-minded consumers via the SPRI website, catalog sales and thousands of retail outlets nationwide.