May 7th, 2008

Eagle Creek Hires Outdoor Rep for Southwest US

Eagle Creek announced today the hire of Corinne Olson as in-house sales representative for Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada's outdoor specialty channel.

Olson has extensive experience in the outdoor industry, serving as a manager for Cascade Crags in Everett, Washington and a sales representative for Werner Paddles in Sultan, Washington.  Prior to that, Olson worked in sales and merchandising for Patagonia, Inc. in New York City. True to the Creeker Sprit, Olson is inspired by travel and her passions include paragliding, paddling and preserving the environment. 

Eagle Creek has a very talented sales team in place and we're proud to have Corinne as part of our exciting future, said Director of Sales Kevin Carr. Corinne has a great combination of skills, attitude and experience that will benefit both Eagle Creek and our retailers.  We are glad to have her on our team.

After getting her feet on the ground, Olson will continue Eagle Creek's work in promoting travel outfitting and responsible travel in the outdoor specialty channel. 

About Eagle Creek

Eagle Creek is a maker of adventure travel gear, luggage, travel accessories and packing solutions for active, adventurous souls.  Founded in 1975, California-based Eagle Creek, Inc., invented the adventure travel gear category, introduced the industry's first convertible backpack on wheels, and is revolutionizing the way travelers pack with its Pack-It™ folderscubessacs and toiletry kit organizing systems.