CHICAGO, FEBRUARY 4, 2016 – Wilson Sporting Goods Co., announced today Iain Pound has been promoted to National Sales Director for Wilson Racquet Sports. In this role, Pound will lead the brand’s sales efforts in the specialty tennis channel in the US. Previously, he served as Regional Sales Manager for Amer Sports Winter, Outdoor and Cycle sales organization, and prior to that, worked as a Territory Manager for Wilson Racquet Sports in the Southeast.
“We are excited to have Iain in this role for Wilson. He has been very successful in accelerating the growth of our Salomon, Arc’teryx, Atomic, Suunto and Mavic brands and in building strong partnerships with specialty dealers. His skills in leading and developing sales teams will be of great value to the Wilson brand,” said Bill Kirchner, Vice President Sales for Wilson and Amer Sports Americas. “Additionally, he has a passion for tennis and has been extremely active in the sport as a former Division I college player, a USPTA certified professional, club director, and collegiate coach”
“I am incredibly enthusiastic about this new role, and the opportunity to lead an already impressive Wilson Racquet Sports sales team,” said Pound. “Wilson has been part of my life from an early age as a player, coach, tennis pro and sales representative. It’s an honor to represent the #1 brand in tennis.”