Eastern Mountain Sports Promotes Two Directors

Jun 03, 2010, 10:31 ET from Eastern Mountain Sports

PETERBOROUGH, N.H., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its commitment to knowledgeable, credible authentic expertise, Eastern Mountain Sports Inc., has announced today that two of the company's most talented managers have been promoted to director-level positions.  Kate Lynch was named Director of Marketing and Marshall Merriam was named Director of Merchandising.   Both positions were created to accelerate positive change in culture, grow the EMS business and enhance industry relationships.  

Ted Manning, EVP and GMM, told the company with great pride, "not only will these two new directors help shape the future of our internal talent, I also expect Kate and Marshall to begin to reframe the manner in which we build relationships, specifically with the consumer and our industry."  

Will Manzer, the Company's CEO, commented, "for a long time we have known that our success can't be duplicated because it comes from the souls of passionate, talented people who are fanatically driven to turn our customers into advocates."  

Kate Lynch has been with Eastern Mountain Sports for 3 years and is known for creating powerful tools and teams that directly support the company vision.   She embodies the company's most highly respected cultural attributes.  Marshall Merriam began his career in stores and has built a solid base of expertise through several positions in merchandising and planning.   He leads through his uncanny abilities to build innovative industry partnerships and create value for the customer through ground-breaking service models.

About Eastern Mountain Sports

Founded in 1967 by two New England rock climbers and based in Peterborough, N.H., Eastern Mountain Sports is one of the nation's leading outfitters of outdoor gear, clothing, footwear and accessories with 64 retail stores in 12 states.  More information is available at www.ems.com.   Follow the company growth and progress on Twitter (@EASTERNMNTN) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/EasternMNTNsports).

SOURCE Eastern Mountain Sports