TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - R.M.P. Athletic Locker Ltd and Umbro
Canada are pleased to announce the addition of MLS and Canadian
National Team Veteran, Greg Sutton to its sales team. Based in
Montreal, Sutton will be responsible for sales and club business in the
Quebec Territory and will help to solidify Umbro's position as the
leading grassroots soccer brand in Canada.
Greg has been a fixture in the game of soccer for years with
professional stints for TFC, New York Red Bulls and his current
position with the Montreal Impact. His relationship with Umbro Canada
has been a long-standing one, wearing the Double Diamond as an Umbro
athlete for the past 7 years. Retiring from the game at the end of the
2012 season, Greg's next career step will be to back stop the Umbro
brand in Quebec.
Greg's knowledge of the provincial soccer landscape, club and team
personnel will provide a solid foundation for cultivating grassroots
business partnerships. His experience and performance history will
give him the ability to assist retailers in selecting and providing the
best products for their customers.
"With Greg's background, authenticity and work ethic, we expect to make
strong advancements in the game within the Province of Quebec and
beyond" commented Mike Shoemaker, Vice President of Umbro Canada. "We
are clearly focused on gaining a stronger tie to the local club and
team business and furthering our relationships and dialogues with
regional and provincial bodies. Greg brings with him a vast knowledge
of the game, globally as well as locally, and we are excited to have
him. We will continue to invest in the brand and people that are
entrenched in the game across the country."
Effective Sept 17, 2012 Greg can be reached at email@example.com or by phone at (514) 893-2552.
ABOUT R.M.P. ATHLETIC LOCKER LTD
Founded in 1977, R.M.P. was started by two brothers, Mike and Paul
Dyon. Mike, a four-time Canadian marathon champion and Paul, a running
enthusiast, first brought Brooks into Canada when they discovered the
footwear at a race in Florida. What started as an experiment in sales
led to a major distribution agreement between Brooks and R.M.P. that
has lasted more than thirty years. R.M.P. Athletic Locker Limited now
maintains the license and distributions rights in Canada to several
premium athletic and lifestyle brands in Canada.
SOURCE: Umbro Canada
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