Ironclad Performance Wear Engages Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Tom Felton, Global Apparel Industry Veteran, Joins as New Supply Chain Leader
LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ironclad Performance Wear Corporation (ICPW), the recognized leader in high-performance task-specific performance work gloves, announces today that Tom Felton has joined the Company as its Senior Vice President Supply Chain.
Mr. Felton brings more than 30 years of extensive executive experience in apparel, supply chain and retail. Most recently Mr. Felton served as Senior Vice President Administration and Controls at Walls Industries, a leading company in work, safety and sporting apparel. Prior to his most recent position at Walls, Mr. Felton served as its Chief Information Officer. Prior to Walls, Mr. Felton served in senior executive positions with Game Stop, Blockbuster, 7-11, and Zale Corporation. Mr. Felton holds a bachelor's of science degree from Texas A&M Commerce .
"We are excited to welcome Tom to the Ironclad family. Tom has extensive supply chain and industry experience. He was instrumental in our supply chain initiatives at Walls that brought significant returns to the company. We are confident that his leadership will elevate the performance of our total Company," said Jeff Cordes, President and CEO of Ironclad.
"It is an honor to accept this opportunity to lead Ironclad's supply chain efforts. As we develop Ironclad's supply chain I am confident it will add to the success of its product, technologies and strong brand presence," said Mr. Felton.
About Ironclad Performance Wear Corporation
Ironclad Performance Wear is a 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.
For more information on Ironclad, please visit www.ironclad.com.
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