Ironclad Performance Wear Engages Interim President Lee Turlington, Sports Apparel & Equipment Industry Veteran, to Join Executive Ranks
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ironclad Performance Wear Corporation (ICPW), the recognized leader in high-performance task-specific performance work gloves, engaged Lee Turlington to serve as the Company's Interim President.
Mr. Turlington, a 25-year veteran in the sports apparel and equipment industry, brings to Ironclad a broad vantage point keenly suited to address the global complexities that color today's evolving apparel markets. Mr. Turlington has a proven and successful track record in leadership roles at global brands such as The North Face, Fila, Nike and Patagonia.
"Lee brings important industry-relevant expertise to Ironclad," said Ed Jaeger, Ironclad's Founder and Head of Business Development. "Ironclad will definitely be in capable hands under his stewardship as we continue to provide exceptional task-specific work gloves to our customers."
About Ironclad Performance Wear Corporation
Ironclad Performance Wear is an aspirational brand leader in technical, task-specific, performance work gloves, having created the performance work glove category in 1998. The company continues to leverage its leadership position in the safety, construction and industrial markets through the design, development and distribution of specialized task-specific gloves for numerous industries, including oil & gas exploration, automotive and construction, as well as police, fire, first-responder and military. Ironclad engineers and manufactures its products with a focus on innovation, design, advanced material science and durability. Ironclad's gloves are available through industrial suppliers, hardware stores, home centers, lumber yards, auto parts stores and sporting goods retailers nationwide, and through authorized distributors in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.
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For more information on Ironclad, please visit www.ironclad.com.
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