Head/Tyrolia USA announces the retirement of Mike Poole, national sales manager, Rental Products, effective January 15, 2021.

Kevin Kempin, CEO of Head USA, said, “Mike has been an integral member of the Head Wintersports leadership team for twenty years. He’s been instrumental to the growth and success of HEAD Wintersports as we reached several record sales years during his tenure. His contributions are significant, and his influence will remain an important part of our culture.”

Jon Rucker, president of Head/Tyrolia USA, said, “Mike’s impact on my personal and professional life is indelibly positive. He’s not only a valued teammate, but he’s also a trusted mentor and, most importantly, a dear friend. His retirement is personally significant to me because he gave me a start in the supplier side of the business back in 1994.”

Poole started in the ski business in 1971 after returning from Vietnam. He’s held sales positions in the Midwest and the Southeast as well as on a national level.