Vans Canada Announces New Apparel Sales Manager
Montreal, Canada (June 16, 2015) –Vans Canada is proud to welcome Marianne Demers as the Vans Apparel Sales Manager. Marianne is responsible for participating in the creation and execution of the Apparel strategy, while supporting the sales team throughout Canada. “Marianne brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous experiences as both, a wholesale and retail leader. This is a new addition to the Vans sales management structure that will allow the brand to be more focused on the Apparel business and maximize the brands exposure ” says Jason Good, Sr. Sales Manger, Vans Canada.
“I am very excited for this opportunity & to be apart of the team. Vans is a Company that I’ve always respected for its core values, deep rooted history and focused direction. I started working in the industry for the Vans Canadian Distributor before the VF acquisition, then became Senior Buyer for a major footwear retailer. The Buying to selling transition is really interesting and I look forward to being on the other side of the table. I have always been extremely passionate about snowboarding, surfing, fashion and Vans will allow me to continue my fun journey. I look forward to connecting with you all in the near future.”
Vans®, a VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC) brand, is the original action sports footwear and apparel brand. Vans collections include authentic footwear, apparel, accessories and snowboard boots that are sold globally in more than 170 countries through a network of subsidiaries, distributors and foreign offices. VF Outdoor, Inc. owns and operates more than 300 stores of the Vans brand in the United States and internationally, each offering a wide range of Vans footwear and apparel while communicating the brand and athletes’ rich stories. The Vans brand promotes action sports lifestyle and youth culture through support of athletes on boards and bikes all over the globe and through progressive events such as the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing®, the Vans Downtown Showdown, the Vans Pool Party, the Vans Warped Tour® and surfing’s most prestigious contest, the Vans US Open of Surfing. More information about the Vans brand can be found at www.vans.com, Twitter @vans_66 and www.facebook.com/vanscanada.