MIAMI, FL – Savage Gear Americas announced today that Jay Harris has joined the company and has been tasked with building a sales team to further develop regional and national accounts. Jay Harris has worked in the outdoor industry for the last twelve years, having spent the last four years as a Sales Manager at O. Mustad & Son where Jay was instrumental in introducing several new product categories along with maintaining, growing, and acquiring accounts. By joining the team as Savage Gear opens its new entity in the US, Jay can continue his success.
Jay joins Savage Gear Americas as National Sales Manager to continue Savage Gears success and consistent growth in the North American market. Jay says, “I am truly excited to start this new challenge and to have the opportunity to help grow an already amazing brand. I am more than fortunate to be associated with a brand like Savage Gear that prides itself on innovation and quality.”
Magnus Gunnarsson, Vice President said “Jay’s industry knowledge and reputation has already made him a great addition to the Savage Gear team. Bringing him on is a sign of our commitment to building one of the strongest brands in the industry. Increasing demand from our customers has driven us to continue pushing the limits of innovative lure building. We have exciting new products coming out and I am very confident that Jay will play a significant role in the success of these.”
About Savage Gear
Savage Gear, being born under the Danish tackle giant Svendsen Sports umbrella with a more than a 40-year history is one of the world’s fastest growing tackle brands. In the past decade, Savage Gear has won an unparalleled amount of international industry awards for its innovative designs and the concept of bringing the most lifelike lures to the market using cutting-edge technologies.
Savage Gear has won both best new hard lure and soft lure awards back to back the past 4 years at ICAST along with an impressive 8 years at EFFTEX.