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Werner Paddles hires Christie Dobson as Marketing Manager

Werner Paddles is thrilled to announce effective June1st Christie Dobson as Werner Paddles Marketing Manager.

Werner Paddles is thrilled to announce effective June 1st Christie Dobson as Werner Paddles Marketing Manager. Christie will be the go to woman for all of your marketing requests and can be contacted at or by phone at 423-240-6214.

“Wanting a stronger marketing effort, fresh ideas and new energy inspired the search for the right person to fill the position…I knew Christie was the right person immediately. Her reputation precedes her and she’s the perfect addition to the Werner team and family.” stated Shelley Furrer, current Marketing Manager for Werner Paddles. “My plans are to get Christie up to speed, challenge her with new marketing ideas and continue to support her and all the marketing efforts at Werner Paddles.”

Christie is no stranger to the paddlesports industry. She has a long history of accomplishments in the whitewater market and a strong passion for the environment and the health of waterways. “I’ve been using Werner Paddles the entire 10 years I’ve been paddling. Werner is a premium brand with a proven reputation for quality products. I am excited to be part of a company I believe in.” stated Christie.

Expect to see and hear more of Christie in the sea kayak scene soon! Her smiling face and charismatic nature is hard to miss.

Christie can be contacted immediately via email at, phone 423-240-6214, fax 866-473-3457, mail promotional packages to 428 Riverview Drive, Asheville NC, 28806

Werner Paddles is the leading manufacturer of high quality kayak and canoe paddles, operating near the banks of the Skykomish River in Sultan, WA. For more information call 800-275-3311 or visit us at