SylvanSport, the Brevard, NC maker of camping trailers, named Earl Hunter as its VP of Sales and said he will spearhead sales to the outdoor and RV sales channels.

Hunter joins SylvanSport from International Procurement Distribution (IPD) in Arkansas, where he served as Director of Sales and Management before being promoted to Vice President of Sales. Prior to working at IPD, Hunter worked for 12 years with the Nokia Corporation as Global Director of Sales and Marketing.

A native of Columbia, S.C., Hunter has an Associate Degree in Science from the Georgia Military College and a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Appalachian State University. Hunter will relocate to Brevard, NC with his wife, Tamika, and two children, Dillon and Gabrielle.

“We could not be more excited to welcome Earl to SylvanSport, Brevard and the Outdoor Industry! He brings a high level of professionalism, experience and energy to our company and community. We are pumped!” said Tom Dempsey, founder and president of SylvanSport. “Earl is leading our efforts to offer SylvanSport products through the Outdoor Retail and RV dealer sales channels.”