GrovTec US, Inc., manufacturer of firearm sling swivel sets, slings, ammo accessories and the GT EZ Clean multi-stage bore cleaner, has tapped Denise Eichstadt as Sales and Marketing Manager. Eichstadt is responsible for all aspects of domestic and international sales of GrovTec's packaged consumer products.
Eichstadt brings 15 years of firearms industry experience to GrovTec, including ten years with Leupold and five years with Michaels of Oregon. Most recently, Eichstadt held the position of Senior National Account Specialist at Leupold, managing an account base that included Big Rock Sports, Ellett Brothers, Dicks Sporting Goods, Gander Mountain and all buying groups. According to Kim Graham, GrovTec Vice President of Sales and Marketing; “Denise's experience with key customers provides a critical skill set necessary to the continued growth of GrovTec consumer products.”
As she explained, “Senior management of GrovTec and I share a common history going back to Michaels of Oregon. Our efforts there were defined by positive energy and excellence in design, engineering and manufacturing. Similarly, GrovTec's product quality is unmatched and all of it is built right here in the United States.From an industry perspective, GrovTec is poised to do great things, and I'm excited to be back representing the product line that initiated my career in this industry.”
Eichstadt's hiring will allow Graham's focus to be centered squarely on corporate matters and OEM/military sales. “Denise's leadership and ability assures retail customers will receive the best possible representation while allowing me to provide parallel service to OEM and military channels. As a company we've come a long way in just a few years. Our growing volume demands senior-level talent and we're very proud to have Denise on board.