Taylor Knife Brands Appoints Agnew to Vice President of Sales
KINGSPORT, Tenn. –-(Ammoland.com)- Taylor Brands has hired Jody Agnew as the Vice President of Sales effective 8-22-10.
Agnew was most recently a Director of Sales for The Timberland Company.
Previous to this Agnew was Vice President of Sales for Fiskars Outdoors/Gerber Legendary Blades and held various Sales, Marketing, Category Management, and Product Positions with the company. Fiskars Outdoors produced record top line and bottom line sales results under Agnew’s leadership. Agnew will be charged with continuing Taylor Brands growth pattern and expanding worldwide distribution to satisfy end consumer demand.
“Working for a company that is growing, has strong financial backing, and is quick to make decisions is all you can ask for in a sales role. I am very fortunate and excited to work closer with the Taylor Family as well as the great retail partners I have worked with in the past…this is going to be a blast”
“Taylor Brands has a very strong portfolio of brands and end consumers have rewarded Taylor for this. Research shows an even increased demand for these brands and we will continue to offer the end consumer access to these great brands and product solutions they are seeking.”
Taylor Brands Manufactures and Markets Cutlery products under a brand portfolio that includes, but is not limited to: Schrade, Uncle Henry, Old Timer, Smith & Wesson, U.S. Army, Boy Scouts of America, and Primo’s.
Taylor Brands President Morgan Taylor says “We are extremely excited to welcome Jody to our company. We feel Jody adds a new dynamic, fresh ideas and drive all of which are essential for continued sustainable growth”.
For more information on Schrade knives and/or licensing opportunities, contact 423.247.2406.
About Schrade, Old Timer and Uncle Henry Knives:
The Schrade brands have been in existence since 1904. The company was purchased by Taylor Brands in 2004 and is currently headquartered at Taylor’s worldwide distribution facility in Kingsport, Tenn. For more information, visit www.taylorbrandsllc.com