Buck Knives recently named Jim Thompson of J. Harding Associates as 2013 Sales Rep. of the Year.  They also recognized ICOBA International as 2013 Sales Rep Agency of the year.

Thompson of Harding Associates represents Buck Knives in the Idaho, Eastern Washington and Eastern Oregon regions.

“Jim exhibits exhibits an unmatched level of commitment in all aspects of his role with Buck Knives,” said National Sales Manager Chris Bourassa. “We have seen a 50% increase in territory sales over the past two consecutive years. This type of growth is not only impressive, it is essential given the economic changes we have witnessed over the last few years.”

The agency ICOBA manages international distribution and is controlled by Tom Ritter and Mike Silverberg, who are heavily trusted for their decisions pertaining to the sale of goods to international partners.

“Our current sales force, as well as our dealers and distributors, have served as great catalysts for the growth of the company,” said Buck Knives Director of Sales and Marketing Bob George.

“Tom Ritter and Mike Silverberg fully understand the mechanisms of a global economy and together they employ the flexibility necessary to continue Buck’s extraordinary growth outside of US borders. It is an honor to recognize these men and their agency for their astounding accomplishments,” added George.