After a four-year stint as national director of sales for DC Footwear, Bill Markham has been hired on as the newest part of the Celtek crew. In his new role as director of global sales for the snowboard brand, Markham will work to build up a solid global sales team and further improve the Celtek product:
“SALT LAKE CITY, UT (December 30, 2009) – Celtek is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Bill Markham as Director of Global Sales. With fourteen years of sales experience representing brands such as Ride Snowboards, Smith Optics, Nomis and Siege Audio, and a four-year stint as National Director of Sales for DC Footwear, Markham's knowledge and enthusiasm are a perfect fit with Celtek.
"I’m stoked to be working with the Celtek Clan. Celtek is a creative, progressive, rider-driven, and well-managed company that continues to grow its business model year after year," says Markham. "There is a massive opportunity to expand the glove and accessory category with a fun and youthful brand like Celtek."
Celtek's Erik Leines comments, “Bjorn and I are very amped to have Bill all in with Celtek. Bill brings a tremendous amount of sales and industry expertise to the table that will help take Celtek to the next level.”
Working directly with Erik and the Celtek Clan to create a global sales team and build upon an already solid product offering, Markham plans to create additional opportunities for Celtek dealers, distributors and ultimately the shredder wearing the Celtek gear. Welcome to the Clan, Bill!
ABOUT CELTEK – Co-founded and operated by professional snowboarders and brothers Bjorn & Erik Leines, Celtek's mission remains the same since it began in 2003: inspire creativity, express individuality, and ride every chance you get. Working with a world-class team of athletes and designers, Celtek's innovative, art-inspired gloves and accessories bring the roots of action sport culture to the surface with unmistakable style and matchless quality. For more information and to sign up for the Celtek Clan, check out www.celtekclan.com .