KRIS FRENCH ANNOUNCED AS GENERAL MANAGER OF BRANDS; SANUK, AMUSE SOCIETY, D’BLANC AND VISSLA, WITH NO LIMITS GROUP

No Limits Group is strengthening its executive team with the hiring of Kris French as General Manager overseeing the Sanuk and Stokehouse brands (Vissla, Amuse Society, D’Blanc). Kris will be based in the Toronto office and joins the company starting October 27th. He will report directly to Managing Partner, Kevin Kirsten.
 
kent3.jpg”Adding Kris reinforces our team and our vision of being The Brand Partner of Choice,” said Kevin. “Kris has a reputation for being a skilled and approachable leader. He will focus on our emerging and accelerating brands and brings a fresh perspective in fostering growth that is aligned with each brands’ global direction. This is another key investment in our long-term strategy and we are very excited to have Kris join the No Limits family.”

With more than 17 years in the footwear, apparel and sporting goods industry, Kris brings experience in sales strategy, organizational development, strategic planning and business development. He has lead sales across multiple channels and has extensive global brand experience. Most recently, Kris provided strategic direction and brand oversight at RMP Athletic as the VP and General Manager for Ripzone, Powder Room, Eira and Teva brands. Prior to this, Kris held leadership roles at Nike including Marketplace Director, Strategic Account Manager and National Sales Manager for the Sportswear & Action Sports categories in Canada.

“This is an exciting opportunity for me to be part of No Limits continued success and growth. No Limits is an organization with strong customer relationships, fantastic culture and a vision around building for the future,” said Kris. “No Limits has built a portfolio of progressive and exciting brands. I’m looking forward to helping lead and support a passionate team, collaborating with retail partners and continuing the growth of No Limits brand partnerships.”

Should you have any questions, please contact Kevin Kirsten, Managing Partner: kevink@nolimits.ca

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