SAVANNAH, GA—May 14, 2012—Blue Force Gear® announced today that John Felushko will join the company as Product Line Manager, reporting to Blue Force Gear CEO Ashley Burnsed. Felushko comes to Blue Force Gear from Canadian outdoor brand Arc’Teryx LEAF, where he has been Business Unit Coordinator since 2008. He will be responsible for Blue Force Gear’s product strategy and the expansion of retail presence in domestic and global markets.
“Our passion is building game-changing products for the world’s best customers and John shares our vision for the future like no one else we’ve met,” said Ashley Burnsed, Blue Force Gear’s CEO. “His exceptional experience bolsters our commitment to deliver the best products and we are thrilled to have him join our team.”
Before joining Arc’Teryx, Felushko’s background includes extensive outdoor retailing experience with companies including The Expedition Shoppe and Bushtukah Great Outdoor Gear where he gained valuable insights into improving the customer experience with high performance outdoor equipment. Among other International travels, he taught English in Istanbul Turkey and holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science from Carleton University with concentration in International Relations.
About Blue Force Gear, Inc.
Blue Force Gear® designs the best weapon slings in the world and leads the lightweight equipment revolution with its Ten-Speed™ multi-use pouches. They have also reinvented MOLLE compatible pouches with the revolutionary Helium Whisper™ system and recently introduced RED™ Swivel which is redefining the future of gun sling connections. Amazing innovation and attention to detail set Blue Force Gear apart from others in the tactical equipment industry.
Blue Force Gear, Ten-Speed, Helium Whisper, and RED are trademarks of Blue Force Gear, Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.