-Head capitalizes on World Cup racing success with new department leader-
May 10, 2010, Norwalk, CT- Head USA is pleased to announce that Ben Drummond has been named Racing and Promotions Manager for the company. He will manage the newly founded Head USA race department, as well as Head's freeride team and promotional efforts. Ben has a clear goal of working closely with the nation's premier race retailers, programs, and resorts to lift the brand to new heights.
Ben is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire where he was an Academic All-American in Alpine Ski Racing. In recent years, he has a developed a very strong professional background in Wintersports. Most recently, Ben was Director of US Competition and Promotions for Tecnica/Blizzard, where he was instrumental in the growth of their programs. Those who have worked with Ben know his incredible work ethic and desire to succeed.
"After speaking with numerous highly-qualified candidates, Ben stood out as the ideal person to lead our new race department here in the United States," said Jon Rucker, Director of Sales and Marketing for Head USA. "With the addition of Ben to our management team, and the recent growth of our World Cup Rebels racing team, Head racing is poised to enjoy tremendous growth."
Head manufactures the top performing ski equipment in the world that is used exclusively by world champions like Lindsey Vonn, Bode Miller, and Ted Ligety. Head USA Wintersports is based in Norwalk, Connecticut.