Nester Hosiery, a U.S. manufacturer of performance merino wool socks, announced that it has promoted Jason Nester to VP sales.
“In the thirteen years Jason has been with Nester Hosiery he has managed various facets of our business, and the skills and experience he has acquired have positioned him well for this leadership role,” said Kelly Nester, Nester Hosiery chief executive officer.
Jason joined the family business in 2005 as a sales associate. In 2014, he was promoted to director of key accounts, handling the company’s private label business. As VP sales, he will continue to manage existing customers while also overseeing demand planning for the company.
“Nester Hosiery is a true 21st century manufacturing company,” added Jason. “We develop propriety software tools for manufacturing and continuously improve our efficiencies for the world’s best brands. I enjoy playing my part.”
Nester Hosiery currently produces socks for over two dozen leading brands and retailers and holds the sock license for the Woolrich brand and Rocky Brands’ divisions of Rocky Outdoor, including Georgia Boot and Durango. In 2013 Nester Hosiery launched its Farm to Feet brand.