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Astral appoints Bryan Owen Sales Manager

January 19, 2016 – Asheville, NC – Astral is excited to name Bryan Owen as the brand’s first ever National Sales Manager. Owen, who has been with the company for 9 years, most recently in the role as Brand Manager, will focus on sales initiatives and goals while directly managing Astral’s growing team of independent and in-house sales reps.

Experiencing a surge in growth, Astral President Philip Curry knew that in order to effectively capitalize on the rapid number of growing opportunities, the new position was required and that Owen was the best candidate for the role. “Bryan has already established great relationships, is highly organized, and supremely motivated to achieve goals,” noted Curry. “He did an exceptional job in the complex role as Brand Manager and we are very confident that being able to sharpen his focus on sales management will benefit everyone.”

Owen can be reached at or 828.255.2638.

For more information on Astral and their collection of performance footwear and best in class PFDs, contact Mandy Giles at


About Astral
Established in 2002, Astral has grown to specialize in high performance footwear alongside its industry-leading safety gear for paddlers. Independently owned and operated with a sincere commitment to making products of the highest performance and style for use in Nature.  Astral is based in the year-round outdoor wonderland Asheville, NC and has satellite offices near Truckee, Saigon, and Nottingham.

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