KOMBI ramps up its Canadian growth plan with veteran major brand agent Katie HoranMontreal, October 15, 2014 – KOMBI, a leader in winter accessories, today announced thatKatie Horan Agencies is now representing KOMBI‘s entire line of gloves, mittens, baselayers, socks, hats and other cold weather accessories throughout Ontario’s Toronto-Centralregion.
The decision to work with Katie Horan Agencies marks a significant step forward for KOMBI and reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to expand its sales channels and ramp up its Canadian growth plan.
“Katie is a welcome addition to the KOMBI team,” said Patrick Ménard, Sales & Marketing Director of KOMBI. “With her vast industry expertise, solid local market experience, longstanding dealer relationships and tremendous brand development expertise, she is well poised to gain considerable market share for us in Toronto-Central Ontario.”
Katie Horan has more than 15 years of industry experience — ranging from the junior to 30+market — as an independent sales agent for major brands like Roxy, Billabong, Rockport and, for the past nine years, Lolë Women’s apparel. Currently, Katie Horan Agencies has a full-service showroom and services over 75 accounts in the Toronto-Central Ontario territory.
“For the last few seasons, I’ve been eagerly seeking a strong winter accessory collection to add to my current lines,” said Horan, a mom, avid skier, road biker, runner and winter lover. “My family and I are all big fans of the KOMBI brand. Its line of cold weather accessories is great fit for me personally and professionally.”
As an independent sales agent for KOMBI, Katie Horan will introduce its collections of carefully crafted gloves, mittens, base layers, socks, hats and other cold weather accessories to potential dealers and existing clients plus ski retail, outdoor and casual
“Katie is the ideal sales agent for KOMBI,” added Ménard. “Knowing that she shares many of our core brand values and has a deep understanding of the key role that she plays in ensuring customer satisfaction gives us tremendous peace of mind.”
Founded in 1961 in Montreal, Canada, KOMBI is a leader in winter accessories. Renowned for its affordable collections of impeccably sewn gloves and mittens, KOMBI’s expertise also includes base layers, socks, hats and other cold weather accessories to enjoy winter to the fullest. KOMBI offers its products in more than 1,500 stores in Canada and over 20 countries around the world. Its mission is to keep winter lovers of all ages warm, from their head to toes!
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