PrimaLoft Inc. added a new member to its Asian-Pacific (APAC) team. Clark Jin (Jin Lukai) will serve in the new role of sales and marketing manager for the APAC region, effective immediately. He will work out of his office in Beijing, China and will report to Jochen Lagemann, managing director of Europe and Asia for PrimaLoft.

Jin has more than 18 years of experience in managing sales, marketing and merchandising in functional textiles and ingredient branding with companies like Kufner Textile, W.L.Gore, Itochu Corp. and Smart Garment. As a textile specialist and outdoor/ski/fashion enthusiast, his experience covers outdoor performance apparel as well as fashion in various functions throughout the Asian region. Building on his bachelor’s degree in Japanese culture, he developed his intercultural management skills in global companies with leadership roles for several Asian countries.

“Clark has the experience, strategic acumen, network and reputation in our industries, as well as the intercultural and interpersonal skills to successfully lead our regional sales teams and develop growth strategies for a broader positioning of our brand in this important region,” said Lagemann. “We are pleased to have his talent within our organization and look forward to his leadership in his new role.”

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