Scott Stone Promoted To National Sales Manager, Golf For AHEAD
New Bedford, MA (June 27, 2012) - Scott Stone, a golf industry veteran, has been promoted to National Sales Manager, Golf for AHEAD® by CEO Anne Broholm.
Stone has been affiliated with the company since 1997 when he started selling headwear in Texas and Oklahoma. Most recently he has served as a regional sales manager for the AHEAD, Kate Lord, and PGA Authentic brands.
"I am pleased to be able to tap Scott's leadership skills and knowledge of the industry to further AHEAD's growth in golf in the immediate future," said Broholm. "His tenure with AHEAD and years of experience in the golf industry will be invaluable in his new position. Scott has excelled in his various roles at AHEAD and I'm confident he will continue to bring that same level of excellence to this new role."
An industry veteran since 1989, Stone began his golf career working for the Ben Hogan Golf Company as a Tour representative on what was then the PGA Tour's developmental program, the Ben Hogan Tour, where his responsibilities included on-site retail management, sports marketing, product design and development.
After a brief stint as sales analyst for the Ben Hogan Company, Stone began a 14-year sales career where he gained valuable headwear and apparel experience with companies such as Izod Club, Cutter & Buck, Nike, Adidas, and finally, AHEAD.
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AHEAD® is a designer and marketer of branded headwear, apparel and accessories. Headquartered in New Bedford, Mass., the company operates four distinct business units: the AHEAD men's apparel line; AHEAD Headwear, AHEAD "Heavy Metal™" line of golf accessories and the Kate Lord™ Collection of ladies hats, ladies apparel and ladies accessories. AHEAD is the exclusive provider of the PGA Authentic line of apparel, headwear and accessories. AHEAD is a supporting partner of PGA Golf Retirement Plus, a licensee of the USGA, PGA of America, PGA TOUR and the official headwear of the AJGA. For information on AHEAD, visit www.aheadweb.com