Hydro Flask Announces Additions to Leadership Team

May 10, 2017

Company continues expansion efforts with two new directors and a manager

Bend, OR (May 10, 2017)Hydro Flask, the award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks now a Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ, NM: HELE) company, is excited to announce the addition of two new directors and a corporate social responsibility manager. Alan Kissell joins Hydro Flask as the Director of Sales overseeing the sport and outdoor channels and Tor Brown will serve as the Hard Goods Category Director. Indigo Teiwes comes on board as the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager.

Most recently Kissell served as the West Region Sales Manager for Superfeet Worldwide. Prior to that, Kissell spent 10 years at adidas America in numerous roles leading to his final position as Director of US Sales Operations. Kissell then joined Columbia Sportswear where he spent three years as the National Sales Manager of footwear.

Brown comes to Hydro Flask from Black Diamond Equipment, where he was the Senior Global Mountain Category Director. Before Black Diamond, he was a product line manager at Nike for several categories including men’s running apparel, NFL apparel and sports performance bags.

Teiwes joins Hydro Flask from Ecova where she was the International Product and Business Solutions Director providing programs to meet total energy and sustainability management needs. Before her time at Ecova, Teiwes served as Director of Carbon Advantage at Earth Advantage Institute.

“Alan, Tor and Indigo bring an extensive amount of experience and we are excited to have such talented individuals join the Hydro Flask family,” said Hydro Flask General Manager Scott Allan. “We believe each will be integral in helping continue our brand’s global expansion efforts.”

Dedicated to refreshing experiences, innovative design and an unparalleled user experience, Hydro Flask now employs 84 people. The company has expanded its presence to 17 countries and has grown to become the number one over-all American water bottle brand in Sporting Goods and Outdoor, according to Sports One Source SSI reporting.

About Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask is the award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel beverage and food flasks. Founded in 2009 in Bend, Oregon, Hydro Flask is committed to bringing customers Unexpected Refreshment each and every time through the unique combination of temperature, taste and transport. Every bottle features TempShield™ double wall insulation to keep beverages at the desired temperature, 18/8 pro-grade stainless steel to ensure pure and refreshing taste, and durable powder coat and ergonomic design for the ultimate in transport. Hydro Flasks are stylish, BPA-free, recyclable, and backed by a lifetime warranty. Our new giving program, Parks for All, supports the development and maintenance of public green spaces, so people everywhere can live healthier, happier and more fulfilled lives. Learn more about Hydro Flask, Parks for All, and our mission to save the world from lukewarm at https://www.hydroflask.com.

About Helen of Troy Limited

Helen of Troy Limited (NASDAQ, NM: HELE) is a leading global consumer products company offering creative solutions for its customers through a strong portfolio of well-recognized and widely-trusted brands, including OXO®, Hydro Flask®, Vicks®, Braun®, Honeywell®, PUR®, Febreze®, Revlon®, Pro Beauty Tools®, Sure®, Pert®, Infusium23®, Brut®, Ammens®, Hot Tools®, Bed Head®, Dr. Sinatra®, Dr. David Williams, and Dr. Whitaker®. All trademarks herein belong to Helen of Troy Limited (or its affiliates) and/or are used under license from their respective licensors.  For more information about Helen of Troy Limited, please visit www.hotus.com.