Marolina Outdoor Inc. announced Pete Angle as chief marketing officer of Marolina and Eric Young as national sales manager of Nomad.
Angle will be responsible for the executive management of all marketing and brand strategies.
“With a career spanning 20+ years within the outdoor industry and being a lifelong sportsman, we know Pete will leverage his vast marketing capabilities and network of contacts to an expanding Marolina Outdoor team,” said Edwin Lewis, Marolina Outdoor, Inc. CEO.
Young will be instrumental in managing the rapid growth and expansion of the Nomad brand. “We are excited to have Eric join our team. His expertise and knowledge of retail sales will be a critical component to facilitate the growth of Nomad with all our retail partners,” comments Lewis.
“I’m honored to join Marolina at such an exciting time,” Angle adds. “Huk and Nomad have become leading brands in the outdoor industry. It’s evident that there is a lot of excitement around new technologies and the popularity of existing lines. I look forward to bringing fresh, new marketing strategies to Huk and Nomad so they become even more dominant players in the industry.”
Angle recently served as Vice President of Marketing and Ecommerce for Plano Synergy, where he was responsible for all areas of strategic marketing and campaign execution for all brands. In his professional life, Angle has also served in marketing roles for O. F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., Hunter’s Specialties and Under Armour,
“Both Pete and Eric bring unique backgrounds and diverse skill sets that allow them to truly understand our consumers and the challenges associated with building solid brand relationships,” said Lewis. “Their deep-rooted passion for the outdoors, as well as proven records to lead top brands in the market, will enrich the future of Marilina Outdoor.”
Young has most recently worked in merchandising for Dick’s Sporting Goods for nearly eight years. While at Dick’s, Young served as an Assistant Archery Buyer and Associate Buyer for Apparel and Hardlines for Dick’s Field and Stream Project. He has spent the last four years as Dick’s Field and Stream Buyer for apparel, turkey, waterfowl, and varmint categories. Prior to his tenure at Dick’s Young grew up learning the ropes of retail while working at his family’s grocery business.
“I’ve had a great deal of experience with the Huk and Nomad brands and I’m honored to now represent them,” Young said. “Their drive to provide hunters and anglers with quality apparel is second to none and I am thankful that I can now help bring Huk and Nomad to passionate consumers across the country.”