CARLSBAD, Calif. – Ashworth, Inc., a leading designer of sportswear and golf apparel, recently announced the appointment of international apparel industry veteran Per Gasseholm to the post of Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, effective Nov. 1, 2004. Originally from Denmark, Gasseholm, 45, has 20 years of experience in the global apparel industry, including retail, sales, marketing, licensing, merchandising, product development, sourcing and overall brand management. He joins Ashworth from Blue Marlin Corp., where he served as Chief Operating Officer since 1999, and where he was instrumental in the development and execution of a multi-branded, multi-channel strategy.

SCARBOROUGH, Ont. – Supplier Ash City recently announced the appointment of Tom Spoltman of TR Associates as the OH, KY and WV Sales Representative, for Ash City. Spoltman will be representing Ash City’s line of products from Extreme golf shirts to North End outerwear, all available through its distribution center in Rochester, N.Y. Spoltman is well established in his territory bringing apparel experience and a network of relationships that will contribute to developing sales in the territory. To set up an appointment with Spoltman, call 937-335-3991 or e-mail him at

MIAMI – High-tech promotional products distributor CorpLogoWare, (“CLW”) recently announced that Chris Sylvester, one of Atlanta’s top producers, is the latest to join their elite roster of over 100 Account Executives. Sylvester will service his former and future clients from Atlanta, where CLW has recently opened a local office. However, he will continue to work from his home office as most CLW Account Executives do, while benefiting from both the support and infrastructure of the new Atlanta site and CLW’s headquarters in Miami. Sylvester, who specializes in the financial services industry, said, “My clients are looking for first-class services, and I was looking for excellent support and association with other top producers. After an extensive review of alternative distributors, I came to the conclusion that CorpLogoWare had everything that I was looking for, as well as an impressive depth of professionalism, integrity and financial resources. One of his favorite clients is the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association, the world’s largest local tennis league. “Having Corplogoware, Cliff Drysdale, Nike and the Olympic license behind me, I can’t wait to expand further into tennis organizations and sports marketing. I am excited to be part of the elite CLW team and look forward to growing my business substantially.”

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