Lamkin Grips Hires Carl Pettersen As Director Of Product Development
SAN DIEGO (August 20, 2012) - Lamkin Corporation, a leading manufacturer of premium golf grips, has announced the hiring of Carl Pettersen as the company's Director of Product Development. Pettersen is joining the Lamkin team with more than 15 years of manufacturing engineering, product development and product management experience.
CEO Bob Lamkin explains this is another step in expanding the company's reach in the retail segment of the golf grip category. "This is a very exciting addition to the Lamkin executive team," says Lamkin. "The pursuit to develop revolutionary golf grip technology is something our team is constantly focused on. We now have the right leader to steer those efforts and bring new innovations to the replacement grip market".
Pettersen holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA, both from San Diego State University, and has more than ten patents issued in his name. He is a co-founder of H20 Audio, a leading provider of water-proof headphones, where he successfully developed and launched dozens of cutting-edge consumer products.
"I'm eager to apply my development, design and manufacturing experience to a new genre of consumer products," says Pettersen. "There is tremendous opportunity for advancements in grip technology, and Lamkin is committed to converting those innovations into performance-enhancing grips benefitting golfers at every playing level."
For more information about Lamkin Grips, visit www.LamkinGrips.com
ABOUT LAMKIN GRIPS
Lamkin Grips' golf heritage dates back to 1925 when founder Elver B. Lamkin began manufacturing the industry's very first golf grips. Today, the family-owned business delivers the widest assortment of game-enhancing golf grips that continue to earn loyal customers including premium club manufacturers and golfers worldwide. With the most extensive selection of grip sizes, styles, patterns and materials, Lamkin golf grips provide custom-fit performance benefits to every golfer regardless of age, gender, handicap or rounds played. Lamkin dominated the most recent Golf Digest HOT LIST by securing half of the coveted gold medals.