– Hi-Tec Sports USA, has announced the addition of Kevin R. Adametz to the Hi-Tec/Magnum management team in the position of Eastern Sales Director. Kevin joins the outdoor and tactical footwear company with a wealth of experience in sales, key account management and field management from both the apparel and footwear industries.
Kevin spent several years with Apex One in the heyday of licensed apparel. Upon Converses acquisition of Apex, Kevin moved to the footwear side at Converse where he worked for the next five years. He then spent 3 years as the National Accounts Manager for Wilsons Footwear Division. Most recently, Kevin managed East Coast Regional Sales and National Accounts at Sof Sole/Implus Footcare, the global leader in footwear insoles and foot care products.
Adametz stated, “I am very excited about the opportunity to work and grow business for both Hi-Tec and Magnum. They are two very strong brands backed by a great group of people.”
Paul Brooks, President & CEO, Hi-Tec Sports USA, adds that “Kevin will be a strong asset to Hi-Tec due to his footwear experience, key account relationships and energetic approach to sales.” Kevins hands-on approach to selling, combined with his solid relationships with key Eastern and Mid-Western retailers, will allow Hi-Tec to move ahead seamlessly in its focus on East Coast growth.
The Executive Staff of Hi-Tec recently rewarded hard work, integrity, loyalty and longevity with the following key appointments/promotions:
Scott Chantos-Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Formerly Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Scott Chantos skill, leadership, determination and creativity were acknowledged by elevating his role within the company. In this new role, Chantos will continue to work as a key leader in the executive team.
Trace Metcalf-Vice President of Support Operations
In his prior role as Merchandising Director, Trace Metcalf established a 10-year proven track record of success. Metcalfs broad experience in the areas of IT, accounting and operations made him a natural choice for the higher overall responsibility for Merchandising, Warehouse, Logistics, IT and Accounting.
Gia Allen – Vice President of Customer Operations
Gia Allens goal-oriented approach and strong leadership style have helped Hi-Tec create the industry standard in Account Services. In recent months, Allen accepted responsibility for the Retail Sales, making strides for the division.
Linda Olsen-Director of Account Services
Hi-Tec leads the industry in customer service and Linda Olsen has played a major role in establishing this corporate reputation. Olsen’s team-building style will take customer service and credit to a new level.