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Paul Sline Promoted to Vice President of Collegiate Sales, JanSport
San Leandro, CA (July 15, 2010) - JanSport, the original outdoor gear Brand that equips people globally with quality backpacks, travel gear and collegiate apparel, today announced the promotion of Paul Sline to Vice President of Collegiate Sales for JanSport®.
Paul joined JanSport in 2008 as Director of JanSport Collegiate Sales and has been instrumental in driving growth and building JanSport's go-to-market strategy for its Collegiate business, which includes backpacks and collegiate apparel.
"Paul's experience in the licensed apparel industry, coupled with his leadership within the JanSport Collegiate team, have strengthened our Collegiate business and set the foundation for a strong future," said Steve Munn, president of JanSport.
Prior to joining JanSport in 2008 as Director of Collegiate Sales, Sline worked for Stride-Rite and Reebok and has over 20 years of sales leadership experience. Sline also holds a degree in Marketing from the University of Nebraska.
Sline will continue to report to Steve Munn, President of JanSport, and will remain at the JanSport office in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Founded in 1967, JanSport is the original outdoor gear Brand that equips people globally with quality backpacks, travel gear and collegiate apparel. Headquartered in San Leandro, California, JanSport stands for fun and discovery. The company's products are sold in retail stores throughout the world. For more information, visit www.jansport.com.
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