Exped LLC, the North American subsidiary of Exped AG of Switzerland, has hired industry veteran Dave Perella as Director of Customer Service and Logistics.

“Adding Dave to our team is really great for Exped, but the biggest winners here are our customers ” said Josh Espinosa, director of operations for Exped LLC. “Dave’s spent the past 10 years working closely with retailers and consumers every day and has built a reputation for being one of the very best in the industry. He’s got a work ethic that just doesn’t quit and he’s truly committed to the very best service.”

“All of us here at Exped LLC began our industry careers on the service side of the business,” adds Ted Steudel, director of sales, “but DP is exactly who we need to set the pace for us. Our customers will also benefit greatly from Dave’s know-how on the logistics side. And he’s good to draft behind on a bike!”

Perella officially began work at Exped LLC on Dec. 1st.

Since 1997, the Exped team has designed and built the highest quality specialized tents, backpcks, sleeping bags and other gear for the active outdoor enthusiast. This equipment is designed to appeal to everyone from the casual hiker of the Appalachian Trail to the technical climber in the Himalayas.  Exped is based in Zurich, Switzerland and Seattle, Washington.