Marker Völkl USA to distribute Völkl Performance Wear in 2010
New Year Rings in Management/Location Change
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Lebanon, N.H. – (September 21, 2009) Marker VÃ¶lkl USA, distributor for two leading winter sports brands, announced that as of January 1, 2010 it will begin distributing VÃ¶lkl Performance Wear apparel, previously managed by Marker LTD.
The division will shift locations from Salt Lake City, UT to Lebanon, NH, and will be led by Vice President/Brand Director, Brad Bunker.
Marker LTD will continue to manage all sales and service through December 31, 2009 from its Salt Lake City Headquarters. Marker LTD and Marker VÃ¶lkl USA will work in unison to ensure a seamless transition, and both organizations are committed to maintaining a high level of service, with in-store clinics and visits performed by the current sales force.
â€œOur mission has always been to listen to our customers and sales force to develop the superior products needed to compete in an ever-changing industryâ€, said Bunker. â€Marker VÃ¶lkl USA is one of the best companies in the industry, with goals closely aligned with those of our retailers – I’m very fortunate to come on board as VÃ¶lkl Performance Wear transitions to the Marker VÃ¶lkl USA organizationâ€.
With over 25 years of experience in the skiwear industry, Brad Bunker brings a wealth of expertise to the division, with an in-depth understanding of the marketplace, and extensive knowledge of product, trends, and geographic specific demand. Bunker will report to Mike Noonan, President of Marker VÃ¶lkl USA.
â€œWe look forward to managing the VÃ¶lkl apparel business,â€ said Noonan. â€œThis extension is a testament to the dedication and hard work of the entire Marker VÃ¶lkl team. The product will reflect the strong reputation that VÃ¶lkl has cultivated throughout the years.â€
Marker and VÃ¶lkl are the world leaders in performance driven skis, bindings, and apparel for skiers of all abilities: from the World Cup racer to the family weekend enthusiast. Dominating the market with innovation and design, VÃ¶lkl and Marker lead the way with products for all segments of skiing for men, women, and junior skiers alike.