GoLite Hires New EU General Manager
GoLite hired Mark Flanagan as European General Manager in charge of GoLite European apparel and equipment sales. Mr. Flanagan will be based in Britain. Prior to joining GoLite， Mr. Flanagan served for over seven years in senior sales management positions at Columbia Sportswear in the UK. Prior to Columbia， he served as UK Midlands and Southwest Sales Representative at Berghaus， and before that he was at Reebok for 3 years.
GoLite聘请Mark Flanagan作为欧洲地区总经理，负责GoLite在欧洲市场的服装和设备的销售。Mark Flanagan将把英国作为大本营。在加入GoLite之前 ， Mark Flanagan曾在英国Columbia Sportswear从事过七年多的高级销售管理工作，他在Berghaus担任英国中部和西南部地区的销售代表一职， 之前他还在Reebok工作过3年。
GoLite is experiencing high double digit growth. As we continue to grow and deepen our presence within specialty outdoor worldwide， we are expanding our management team to meet that growth，said GoLite co-founder and President Demetri Coupounas. Flan brings over a decade of strategic sales leadership experience from the outdoor industry as well as deep apparel and footwear expertise to his new role， and we‘re excited to welcome him to our team.
“GoLite正值高速发展的时期，当我们继续扩大和深化我们在世界专业户外运动领域的影响力的同时，我们正不断扩大管理团队，以满足公司不断成长的需求。”GoLite创始人兼总裁Demetri Coupounas说，“Mark Flanagan从户外业带来了超过十年的战略销售领导经验以及高端服饰、鞋类的专业知识，我们热烈欢迎他加入我们的团队。”
I am very excited and energized about joining such a forward-thinking brand，said Mr. Flanagan. GoLite is the original and the innovator in the fast and light story， and I’m looking forward to continuing the growth and momentum that was started in the U.S. here in Europe.
In his free time， Mark is an avid outdoorsman and music collector who enjoys all outdoor pursuits， especially hiking and backpacking in his new high altitude headquarters in Boulder， Colorado. He also enjoys football (soccer) and spending time with his family. He has one daughter with his wife Dina.