Hydro Flask, the award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks, has hired eight new employees in the marketing, product, operations and human resources departments. The hires are a direct result of the Oregon-based company’s fast growth and a continuing consumer demand for Hydro Flask products.
Senior E-Commerce Manager Robbie Williams joined the marketing team
in late January to drive the company’s digital strategy. Williams will
lead direct sales and create an engaging online customer service
experience. Previously, Williams worked in the online marketing space
for Road Runner Sports in San Diego, CA.
Jason Valdez fills the role of Retail Marketing Manager at Hydro
Flask. Valdez brings over twenty years of experience in the outdoor,
natural food, and action sports industries at Whole Foods Market, Hurley
International and Billabong. Valdez joined the marketing team in March
and will be driving all retail marketing programs across Hydro Flask’s
outdoor, natural food, brewery and coffee channels.
Creative Project Manager Eric Molletta joined in March to develop and
execute Hydro Flask’s integrated marketing and branding projects.
Molletta comes from Brown Bag Marketing, an integrated marketing agency
in Atlanta, GA, where he managed creative and strategic delivery for
brands such as AT&T, Scientific Games and Piedmont Healthcare.
Casper Rubalcava will be rounding out the marketing team as the new
Field Marketing Manager. Rubalcava officially joined Hydro Flask on
April 20th, and he’ll be charged with the strategy, design
and execution of the company’s consumer and industry tradeshows and
events. Rubalcava has over 20 years experience in the outdoor and
cycling industries, where he most recently served as the Brand Manager
for Yakima Products.
Justin Taylor joined Hydro Flask in late January as the new Product
Design Engineer. Taylor is helping to drive and advance new hydration
product concepts, and perform prototype testing and troubleshooting.
Prior to Hydro Flask, Taylor worked for SeeScan Incorporated in San
Diego, CA, where he served as a project leader in R&D.
Wes Conner joined the Hydro Flask team as the new Operations Business
Analyst. Conner spent the past six years at Rejuvenation, the lighting
division of Williams-Sonoma. Conner joined the Operations team in March,
and will develop and manage business process improvements for the
Executive Assistant Adryon Wong joined Hydro Flask’s leadership team
in early March. Wong will provide high-level support to the CEO and the
senior executive team. Previously, Wong worked at telecommunications
Senior Human Resources Manager Tiffany Blanchet has been hired to
build and grow Hydro Flask’s Human Resources department. Blanchet joined
Hydro Flask in March and brings over seven years of experience in
hands-on and strategic HR duties. Prior to Hydro Flask, Blanchet worked
at Pacific Cycle in Madison, WI.
“Great people are at the very foundation of our business, and we
couldn’t be happier to welcome this group of very talented people into
the Hydro Flask family,” said CEO Scott Allan. “We look forward to their
contributions and continuing to bring the best possible hydration
experience to our customers.”
Voted as one of Outside magazine’s 2014 Best Places to Work, Hydro Flask currently employs 47 people in Bend, Oregon.
About Hydro Flask
Hydro Flask is the award-winning global leader in high-performance,
insulated stainless steel flasks. Founded in 2009 in beautiful Bend,
Oregon, the company’s mission is to save the world from lukewarm. Using
the highest quality 18/8 stainless steel, Hydro Flask food and beverage
flasks are stylish, BPA‐free, recyclable, and backed by a lifetime
Hydro Flask strongly believes that great flasks and great causes go
hand-in-hand. Through its charitable arm 5% Back, consumers can allocate
a portion of the net profit of their purchase to a charity they choose.
Learn more about Hydro Flask’s charitable giving
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