Klean Kanteen®, the leader in the stainless beverage bottle industry, announces the appointment of five new agencies to its national sales team for 2010.
“This group of dynamic agencies brings a formidable pool of resources and account managers to Klean Kanteen’s industry-leading brand,” says Jim Benge, Klean Kanteen’s Seattle-based national sales manager. “Each agency is seen as the strongest and best agency in its respective region. I’m excited to have such a seasoned staff of professionals with such strong industry relationships reaching out to new retail partners, sharing Klean Kanteen’s design innovations and core principles.”
Kevin Brew & Associates have been tapped to cover the Mid-Atlantic region (NY, NJ, PA). Stoner-Andrews, Inc. will be responsible for the New England region (MA, CT, RI, NH, VT, ME), with agency principles Scott Anderson and Rick Stoner heading up the team. Sam Powers of Waypoint Sales will be manage the Mid-West (MI, IN, OH, KY).
Moving west, the Rocky Mountain region (UT, CO, NM, WY) will be the responsibility of managing partner R.J. Guiney and his agency Mountain Source. Rounding out the team is Doug Nelson and Associates, Inc., who will cover the Upper Mid-West (SD, ND, NE, IA, MN, WI, MO).
The newcomers join the company’s existing agencies including Jason Telford and Tim Richards (CA, AZ, NV), Ron Segall (TX, OK, AR, LA), and Jim Benge & Company (OR, WA, AK, ID, MT).
About Klean Kanteen®
Klean Kanteen® is a family-owned business founded in 2004 and based in Chico, Calif. The founders of the company were concerned about both the environmental impacts of plastic use and the early research linking certain plastics to a growing list of illnesses including cancer, heart disease and diabetes.
Klean Kanteen® bottles were created to give people an environmentally friendly, healthy alternative to plastic and aluminum bottles. They are responsibly manufactured in China at facilities that adhere to strict environmental and labor standards.