Buffalo, New York (PRWEB) November 01, 2013
Lansky Sharpeners, the world leader in innovative knife-sharpening technology, is proud to announce the appointment of Barbara Worden as their new national sales manager. Worden’s responsibilities will focus on sales management of the retail division, including management of the sales rep groups, day-to-day management of dealer/distributor relationships, national account management, sales forecasting and various other functions key to managing Lansky’s national sales division.
“The addition of an established outdoors industry veteran to our management team is an exciting step as we move forward and grow as a brand,” said Lansky CEO Chris Fire. “As we prepared for our 35th anniversary we know that Barbara’s management skills and enthusiasm will immediately contribute to an already strong sales force and customer service department.”
Worden is no stranger to the outdoors industry and brings over 12 years of sales and management experience to her new position, including 10 years of active sales management experience in the shooting, hunting and outdoors industry. Prior to joining Lansky, Worden held key positions in account management with GLOCK, Inc., OTIS Technology, and others.
Well-versed in the challenges facing modern hunting and outdoor retailers, she commented, “I’m very excited to join the Lansky Sharpeners team. The brand is well established in its category and it’s my goal to continue to broaden the company’s national and global reach. Lansky is quite literally on the edge of explosive growth. I look forward to complementing their already successful business history with my varied outdoor industry background; infused with my passion for always striving to exceed the expectations of our consumer and commercial partners.”
About the company:
Lansky Sharpeners is the most recognized name in knife sharpening systems worldwide. In addition to their legendary Controlled-Angle Sharpening System, they continue to develop new sharpening technologies and innovations for hunting, outdoor sports, kitchen use, as well as the workshop. Visit their online store to view their ever-expanding line of great sharpening products. For more information visit their website at http://www.lansky.com.