Rab Hires Samantha Killgore as New Marketing Manager
Rab, manufacturer of the world’s finest mountaineering clothing built for the ‘Most Extreme Conditions in the World,’ announces the hiring of Samantha Killgore as Rab’s Marketing Manager.
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Louisville, CO- Rab, manufacturer of the world’s finest mountaineering clothing built for the â€˜Most Extreme Conditions in the World,’ announces the hiring of Samantha Killgore as Rab’s Marketing Manager.
â€œWith Rab’s growth and dedication to the US market, our team is expanding to fill specific needs,â€ says Matt Gowar, President and CEO of Rab. â€œWe are fully dedicated to creating programs for this market and Samantha’s experience and drive will help us continue on this directive.â€
â€œIt’s such a great opportunity to be working for Rab and being able to foster the brand from the inside,â€ says Killgore. â€œJoining the team at Rab seems like a natural fit with my past experience and passion for working and growing an individual brand.â€
Kilgore has been in the outdoor industry for over 6 years working with brands including Moonstone and Outdoor Research.
Rab has seen a 35% growth globally in the past year and recently opened a North American office and warehouse in Louisville, CO to facilitate servicing this market. Rab continues to gain US market presence and will be hiring key sales positions in the near future.
Killgore officially begins January 1, 2010.
Rab Carrington, one of Britain’s foremost mountaineers, established the Rab brand in 1981 to design and manufacture the worlds finest down clothing and sleeping bags. From day 1, Rab created a reputation for producing garments that are truly for â€˜the most extreme conditions in the world’ and for searching out the finest technical fabrics to use in their designs. Rab products stand among the most technical and innovative on the market, designed to meet the exacting demands of the Scottish mountains that remain the inspiration and testing ground for many of the products. The Rab brand continues to be run by climbers for climbers and all products are tested in extreme environments by our team of mountain athletes.