Oboz drives business forward with new hires and promotions
September 10, 2020
Bozeman, Mont., (September 10, 2020) — Oboz has announced several new hires and promotions in product, sales, and operations to foster its continued growth.
“Building a dynamic and successful team is at the heart of one of our core values, being ‘true to our people’,” said Amy Beck, Oboz President. “For us, this means empowering our current team, while fostering growth through experienced, new team members.”
Julie Ham Elliott joins Oboz as National Sales Manager where she will be responsible for helping lead the sales teams as well as focus on international markets. Ham Elliott has over ten years of experience in the outdoor market including 8 years as Key Account Manager at Merrell Footwear.
John Nehring has joined Oboz as Planning Analyst. Nehring will be responsible for working to evolve purchasing processes as well as improving forecasting, ensuring that demand and supply match. He will also be responsible for Oboz factory relationships in terms of purchasing and capacity planning. Nehring joins Oboz from Simms Fishing Products where he was a production planner.
Oboz also announced two internal promotions. Dan Wehunt has been promoted to Director of Merchandising and Development from Product Line Manager. Steve Lowry has been promoted to Sales and Operational Planning Manager. Lowry was previously Sales and Operational Planning Analyst.
About Oboz Footwear
Founded in 2007, Oboz Footwear builds ‘True to the Trail®’ outdoor footwear inspired by the vast 18 million-acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem surrounding the company’s Bozeman, Montana home. This rugged wilderness inspires Oboz to build shoes and boots that deliver unmatched fit, unrivaled feel and exceptional performance on any trail, anywhere. Oboz plants a tree for every pair of shoes sold. For more information, visit http://www.obozfootwear.com.