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Sherpani Announces New Director of Business Operations


Boulder, Colo. (April 5, 2017)—Sherpani, the leader in lifestyle bags for women, has announced the promotion of Jimmy Kim to Director of Business Operations. A loyal and dedicated employee of Sherpani for over six years, Kim will now oversee daily operations of the Sherpani organization to ensure that the company’s ambitious goals and high standards are accomplished.

“We are thrilled to announce this promotion; Jimmy Kim has proven to be a highly-respected and effective leader since joining the team in 2010,” says CEO of Sherpani Ed Ruzic. “He has an excellent business acumen, and we are eager to see his positive influence on the global operations of the company.

Kim was the Regional Equipment Manager at Columbia Sportswear for seven years before joining Sherpani. During his time at Columbia Sportswear, he gained expertise in global sourcing, product development, and merchandising management. For the past six years Kim has been the head of Sherpani’s overseas subsidiaries.

“I’m very excited to lead the amazing Sherpani team into the next chapter of our long history of providing quality, unique design for women,” said Kim. “It’s an honor to work alongside some of the most creative and dedicated professionals in our industry.”

About Sherpani

Sherpani is a product leader in lifestyle bags for women who define their own meaning and don’t conform to one way of life. Based in Boulder, Colorado since 2002, Sherpani is inspired by modern, alpine culture with a focus on creating unique designs, with smart features using high-quality, organic materials. To learn more, visit