Polygiene Appoints Industry Veteran Nipkow to Leadership Role in North America

MALMÖ, Sweden (January 6, 2016) — Polygiene®, the world leader in odor control and freshness technologies, is pleased to announce the hire of Colleen Nipkow as marketing director of North America.

“In this new role, Colleen will drive Polygiene’s efforts to capitalize on North American growth opportunities together with our partners,” states Christian von Uthmann, founder and chief executive officer. “Colleen’s deep knowledge and connections within the outdoor industry and her marketing acumen make her the perfect addition to our leadership team.”

Nipkow comes to Polygiene with over 25 years of experience in the outdoor industry, focused predominantly in marketing and communications. Nipkow has worked with brands including Black Diamond Equipment, Gregory Mountain Products and SCARPA. 

“With an award-winning product and a values-driven culture that embraces environmental stewardship, Polygiene enjoys tremendous upside,” comments Nipkow. “I am excited to be joining this dynamic team to help develop and implement new strategies for tangible growth in the near future and beyond.”

To learn more about Polygiene, please visit the website: http://www.polygiene.com

About Polygiene®
Polygiene® odor control technology is the leading internationally recognized supplier of odor control and freshness technologies for clothing, gear and other materials. We bring the Scandinavian values of quality and care for the environment to life through our products and services. We pride ourselves on innovation and technology and provide service and support to our partners around the globe.  www.polygiene.com