Ski industry veteran Clem Smith returns to old stomping grounds
Seattle, WA (August 1, 2014) — K2 Sports has announced the appointment of Clem Smith as the K2 Skis Sales Representative in the Colorado territory. Smith will be responsible for overseeing the sales of all K2 Ski products including K2 Skis, boots, ski poles, helmets, goggles and accessories as well as Backcountry Access (BCA) backcountry tools.
“I couldn’t be more excited to welcome Clem to K2,” said Ben Wallace, U.S. vice president of sales for K2 Sports. “Having worked with Clem in the past I know he brings a tremendous promotional and marketing approach to the sales rep position. I’m confident he’ll serve our customers at the highest level by tapping into his established Colorado relationships while bringing a fresh perspective to the territory.”
After graduating from St. Lawrence University Smith worked as the regional promotions assistant for Volkl Skis and Tecnica ski boots in Colorado. He then moved in-house at Volkl/Tecnica where he served as director of promotions. Most recently he led the sales efforts for Blizzard Skis, Tecnica ski boots and POC helmets and protective gear in California.
“I’m thrilled at the opportunity to return to Colorado as part of the K2 family,” said Smith. “It’ll be great to see familiar faces while tackling new challenges as a rep in such a key territory.”
About K2 Sports
K2 Sports, based in Seattle, Wash., has achieved unparalleled success through innovative product offerings, marketing programs and multiple brand acquisitions. The company operates 14 brands and is globally renowned for its non-traditional advertising, graphics and high performance products throughout its portfolio. With wholly owned subsidiaries in Canada, Central Europe, Japan, Korea and Scandinavia and distribution in more than 60 countries, K2 Sports continues to assert its position as a global leader across multiple categories of sporting goods. For more information, visit k2sports.com. K2 Sports is a part of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH)