Lebanon, NH. – Marker/Dalbello/Völkl (MDV), a global leader and supplier of snow sports products, announced today that Willy Booker has been selected as the Executive Vice President for the Dalbello Skiboots brand in the US, effective September 1st 2015.
Mike Noonan, Marker/Dalbello/Völkl US President, stated, “We are very excited about the addition of Willy Booker as the new EVP for Dalbello. His proven track record in our industry brings with it a wealth of experience and expertise to lead Dalbello forward.”
Booker joins Marker/Dalbello/Völkl with years of ski industry experience. Formerly he served as President of Nordica USA for four years. A lifelong skier, he was raised in Colorado and learned to ski at Loveland Ski Area. Booker followed his passion for ski racing to Burke Mountain Academy in 1992 and later attended the University of Vermont where he earned All American honors. His ski industry experience includes time spent in race service, marketing and promotions, sales and administration.
“I have a deep respect for all of the great work and success of the Dalbello team. I hope to help in the continuing effort to grow the brand and build on the great specialty retail reputation that has been established in the USA.” said Booker “I’m also very excited to join Mike and and a group of people at Marker Völkl that is widely considered the best in the business as they welcome Dalbello into the fold.”
A leader in ski binding technology since the 1950s, Marker’s hallmark is innovation, and the company continues to design and produce the highest quality binding components in the industry for freeskiing, backcountry skiing, racing, junior, and rental binding categories. Marker also supplies system binding technology for several leading brands. To learn more, please visit: http://www.markerusa.com
Völkl is a world leader in performance driven skis for skiers of all abilities: from the World Cup racer to the family weekend enthusiast. With innovation and design, Völkl leads the way with products for all segments of skiing for men, women, and junior skiers alike. To learn more, please visit:http://www.volkl.com/ski/
Dalbello began producing ski boots in Asolo, Italy in 1974. Today the Dalbello brand is a market leader and was the winningest ski boot brand at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The company offers skiers of all stripes outstanding performance and Legendary Comfort. To learn more, please visit:http://www.dalbello.it
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