(Växjö, Sweden) – Galvin Green – the world’s leading maker of functional golf clothing for serious players and the No. 1 global golf partner of GORE-TEX® – announces the hiring of Steve Hendren as President of Galvin Green USA.
Boasting more than 15 years of industry experience, Hendren comes to Galvin Green from Nike Golf, where he was Director of Strategic Accounts, having been elevated from Regional Sales Director. Among his responsibilities, Hendren managed key accounts in golf and sporting goods, directed a sales team and focused on go-to-market initiatives. Prior to Nike, Hendren began his career as a Regional Manager with Worldwide Golf Enterprises.
“Steve’s proven track record of implementing new initiatives and driving results at the national level align perfectly with our vision for the continued growth of Galvin Green in the United States,” says Christian Nilsson, CEO of Galvin Green. “He brings a strong network of relationships and a keen understanding of our brand direction, making him a perfect choice to lead our evolution in this key market.”
Based in Sweden, Galvin Green is a pure golf brand that developed the sport’s first apparel layering system – the Multi-Layer Concept – more than a decade ago. This distinctive approach uses leading-edge fabric technologies to ensure the dry comfort, thermal regulation and outer protection that helps players optimize performance.
Galvin Green is the Official Team Supplier of Outerwear for the 2016 and 2018 European Ryder Cup Teams. Through this partnership, the company will provide its premium waterproof garments to the captains, vice captains, team members and their caddies during the matches at Hazeltine National Golf Club (2016) and Le Golf National (2018).
About Galvin Green
Galvin Green is a family-owned business founded in 1990. A pure golf brand, its products – including premium outerwear, tops, bottoms and accessories – are available for purchase at better green grass shops and golf-specialty retail locations in more than 20 countries, and online at trendygolfusa.com.
Crafted by golfers for golfers, every garment and layer has been developed to be compatible – providing exceptional comfort, freedom of movement and protection from the elements. Each detail exists because the game demands it.