TORONTO, Feb 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With the increase in business and local dealer support in the US market, Carrot Stix™ is proud to announce the appointment of Jim Weatherly as Director of Sales. Jim will be a pivotal part of the new management team at Carrot Stix™ to grow the business in 2016. His responsibilities will include managing all the sales representatives, sales and trade shows across the country. As a veteran of the outdoor sports industry, Jim comes to Carrot Stix™ with a wealth of connections and experience. As an avid angler, Jim is fishing – with Carrot Stix™ rods, nine (9) months out the year both competitively in tournaments and recreationally in the Missouri area. "I've been fishing with Carrot Stix rods since they were introduced in 2007," states Jim. "This is a product I believe in and feel confident the brand will gain further growth this year."
"Jim Weatherly is a great addition to our team," says Jimmy Davlouros, General Manager of Carrot Stix™. "With him on board Carrot Stix will be reaching and exceeding our sales plans for 2016. Carrot Stix™ has opened markets in Russia, China, Finland, and locally in Canada. With the addition of Jim Weatherly, Carrot Stix™ business within the US will be closely managed while the company focuses on the rest of the world."
Jim Weatherly has a true passion for the outdoors, not only fishing, he hunts in the off-season and coaches soccer. Happily married for 20 years with children, Jim's values and lifestyle fits the model of Carrot Stix™ company.
About Carrot Stix™
Trademark and brand owned by 2204703 Ontario Inc. Carrot Stix™ surprised the fishing industry when it was introduced in 2007 ICast New Products Showcase and won Best of Show, Best Freshwater Rod and Best Saltwater Rod awards. Using revolutionary and proprietary carrot nano-bio-fiber technology to offer rod blanks that are stronger, lighter and more sensitive, Carrot Stix™ has become a favorite worldwide by many top-anglers for both recreational and tournament use. Visit www.carrotstix.com for more information.
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