Gloversville, NY (January 20, 2010) — The Grandoe Corporation is pleased to announce that Richard A. Zuckerwar has been promoted from National Sales Manager to Vice President of Sales, Sports Division. Before moving into sales management, Rich served as Product Manager, with responsibility for supporting sales through product development and coordinating back office sales and operations activities. Prior to joining Grandoe in 2004, he had trained in London as the assistant to both the General Manager and President of Killy – the European snow sports outerwear company.
In his role as VP of Sales, Rich is responsible for domestic and international sales and marketing initiatives for Grandoe ski and technical outdoor gloves as well as Stick It snowboard gloves and accessories.
“We are very pleased to have Rich taking on broader sales and sales management responsibilities. He has proven he can get the job done, and as a 5th generation family member in the business, he has a true passion for the innovation and quality that is Grandoe’s heritage and for serving our customers without compromise,” said Eric D. Friedman, President & CEO of Grandoe.
Grandoe’s mission is to enhance peoples’ comfort and enjoyment of life. It is the worldwide owner of the Grandoe brand for ski, casual and dress gloves, Stick It snowboard gloves and accessories, Cir_ for Grandoe dress gloves, and Smartdogs patented comfort slippers. Website – www.grandoe.com