Neve Designs has hired Andy Burgess as executive vice president to oversee operational management with special attention to product design, development and production.  Burgess will also direct Neve’s private label manufacturing business as well as assisting with the expansion of Neve’s international sales and distribution network.

Burgess brings over 20 years of experience in product development, merchandising, sales and marketing roles in the outdoor, snow sports and travel gear industries.  He began his extensive career in leadership roles in product design and merchandising with The North Face, and has since held senior positions with multiple high profile brands, including L.L. Bean, Eagle Creek Travel Gear, TRG/Centric Group and GoLite. Most recently he was the Vice President of Marketing & Product at Eco-Products.

“I couldn’t be happier to welcome Andy to our team. His extensive experience and industry insight will be an instant  boost to our business, but I’m most excited about his proven leadership abilities,” stated Tom Irvine, President/CEO of Neve Designs.

“Good people build good businesses, and the crew at Neve Designs is a wonderful group with a very solid track record.  I'm thrilled to be joining the team as we continue to fuel growth for the Neve brand and our contract services and set the stage for future acquisitions. ,” states Burgess.