Seattle, WA – September 14, 2020 – Industrial Revolution, the Seattle manufacturer and distributor of essential outdoor accessories, proudly announces the addition of Chris Clark as its new Vice President of Sales. With more than 20 years in the outdoor industry, Clark will make immediate contributions leading IR’s Sales and Customer Service teams.
Over the past two decades, Clark has excelled in numerous roles related to sales, marketing, and brand strategy for companies including Outdoor Research, Cascade Designs, and most recently, Brunton Outdoor, where he was responsible for development of strategic sales plans and market growth strategies for Brunton globally and for Primus across North America. He also has experience as a consultant, providing guidance in the areas of sales, brand and product strategy, and business development. He brings a well-rounded skill set and an impressive knowledge of the outdoor industry that will be critical to his role at IR.
“We’re proud to have Chris join the Industrial Revolution team,” says Drew Keegan, President of IR. “He has a deep level of experience in sales, marketing, and brand strategy for a variety of companies in the outdoor industry. He’s a believer in process, data, and insights, and leverages those to develop strong collaborative relationships both internally and with customers.”
“I’m very excited to be joining Industrial Revolution,” says Clark. “IR carries an exciting mix of brands. I look forward to bringing my experience and passion to the position and creating an immediate impact.”
Clark can be reached at Chris@industrialrev.com.
Founded in 1971 as UCO, the Original Candle Lantern company, Industrial Revolution has grown to become a leading manufacturer and distributor of inventive products that promote fun, safety and comfort in the outdoors. In addition to UCO Ware mess kits and utensils, headlamps, Candle Lanterns™, Stormproof Matches™, portable grills and Ice Cream Balls, Industrial Revolution makes Pedco tripods, mounts and clamps. The company is also the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor of Sweden-based Morakniv® knives, as well as the exclusive U.S. distributor of German-based Esbit solid fuel stoves and cookware. www.industrialrev.com