July 24, 2015 (CONCORD, Mass.) – Vibram®, the worldwide leader in high performance soles, FiveFingers® and premium golf discs, is pleased to announce two new hires for its finished goods product category, Jeff Laney and Jonah Salloway. Laney joins Vibram as a brand representative for the Rocky Mountain territory while Salloway will represent the South Central territory.
“I’m pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff Laney and Jonah Salloway to Vibram USA’s finished goods team,” states Chris Melton, Vibram’s sales director of the Americas. “They each bring a wealth of business acumen and strong dealer relationships to Vibram. We now have the resources to scale up the level of service we provide our dealers in the Rocky Mountain and South Central territories.”
In addition to serving as a sales representative for Vibram’s finished goods product lines, Laney will also be an ambassador for the brand in the Rocky Mountain territory. Laney is a tried and trued outdoor enthusiast whom started his outdoor industry career as a buyer for Plum Creek Shoe Station in Estes Park, Colorado. Most recently, Laney served as the district manager for GoLite in the Rocky Mountain territory.
“Our goal is to develop indispensable partnerships with Vibram’s retailers in the Rockies,” comments Laney.
Salloway began working in the Outdoor industry in 1992, leading wilderness experiential education trips for at-risk youth. In 1999, Salloway served as general manager of Taos Mountain Outfitters focusing on paddle sports, climbing, backcountry skiing and technical footwear categories. Most recently, Salloway worked as the director of special events and summer programming for Taos Ski Valley.
Vibram’s finished goods business unit incorporates all products that are sold directly from Vibram, either through Vibram.com or at one of its retail partners. Its finished goods product lineup includes: FiveFingers, golf discs, dog toys, motorcycle accessories and the new Furoshiki shoe line.
Vibram is recognized worldwide as the leader in high performance soles for outdoor, recreational, work and fashion footwear and is relied on by the world’s greatest climbers and athletes. Vibram soles have gone on to conquer Mt. Everest, K2 and a host of the world’s tallest peaks. Today, the company works with premium brands including Danner, La Sportiva, Low, Merrell, Red Wing, Scarpa, The North Face, and many more. Vibram’s Five Finger shoe line is on the cutting-edge of the minimalist footwear trend. Visit Vibram.com for more info.