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SylvanSport logoBrevard, N.C.-based SylvanSport, makers of the GO and GO EASY line of “Adventure Trailers,” announced that Earl Hunter has been named vice president of sales.

According to a press release, Hunter joins SylvanSport from International Procurement Distribution (IPD) in Arkansas, where he served as director of sales and management before being promoted to vice president of sales. Prior to working at IPD, Hunter worked for 12 years with the Nokia Corp. as global director of sales and marketing.

A native of Columbia, S.C., Hunter has an associate’s in Science from the Georgia Military College and a bachelor’s in communications from Appalachian State University. Hunter will relocate to Brevard.

“We could not be more excited to welcome Earl to SylvanSport, Brevard, and the Outdoor Industry. He brings a high level of professionalism, experience, and ENERGY to our company and community,” said Tom Dempsey, founder and president of SylvanSport. “Earl is leading our efforts to offer SylvanSport products through the outdoor retail and RV dealer sales channels.”

Director of Marketing and New Product Development Kyle Mundt noted, “Hunter’s expertise and enthusiasm will be integral moving forward, as SylvanSport continues to expand its reach in the outdoor recreation market.”

Hunter added, “It is not very often, in our professional careers we are able to join a great company. To have the opportunity to head sales for one of the most innovative companies in the world is a dream come true and I’m ready to drive the business.”