Burlington, VT (September 24, 2013) — Gordini today announced the appointment of Mike Fowler as the brand’s vice president of sales and marketing. Fowler will oversee the brands’ internal and external sales teams for Gordini, DROP, licensed product and private label businesses, inclusive of all marketing efforts, trade shows and product merchandising. He will report to David Gellis, executive vice president and principal of Gordini.
“Mike is an accomplished addition to Gordini’s leadership team,” said David Gellis. “With proof in his past successes, I am confident that his expertise will leverage our sales and marketing teams to significantly grow the business.”
Having spent his entire career in the outdoor industry, Fowler comes to Gordini with over 20 years of relevant experience. Most recently, Fowler served as the Director of Sales for Manzella Productions. Fowler worked with the nationally recognized outdoor specialty store Uncle Dan’s, where he managed sales and operations for the four Chicago-based stores while simultaneously growing performance for the e-commerce channel.
“I am excited to join a team of craftsmen in the hand wear and cold weather business who put customers, product development and innovation in the forefront of all daily efforts,” said Fowler. “The energy and passion within the Gordini group is electric.”
Fowler will work remotely from his home in Evanston, IL where he lives with his family. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a B.S. in Education and subsequently received his MBA from Southeast Missouri State University. When he is not working, Fowler enjoys skiing, biking, outdoor living and woodworking.
Gordini is an accessories brand of gloves, mittens, goggles and face protection, boasting a highly regarded reputation that has been in the making since 1956. Its heritage in true glove craftsmanship has earned the company a leading position in various classes of the hand wear trade from outdoor sports to work and industrial gloves.