05 May Brooks Running Co. Promotes VP of U.S. Sales
Brooks Running Company promoted Mike Billish to VP of U.S. sales, and Marc Misiewicz to director of national accounts.
In his new role, Billish will oversee the leadership team that manages footwear, apparel and accessory sales throughout the country. Misiewicz will now lead Brooks’ key account sales team which covers all sporting goods retailers, athletic specialty channels and online retailers. He joins Brooks VP of Specialty Retail Accounts Rick Wilhelm who will continue to work with and support specialty retail partners to bring Brooks’ brand and product to life for runners.
“Our people have always been a huge part of what makes Brooks unique, and Mike, Marc and Rick have been the cornerstone of our growth in the retail channel,” said Dan Sheridan, Brooks EVP, GM of North America. “They and their teams understand runners, and they understand the uniqueness of the channels they work in. We’re confident their leadership will serve the business and the community well.”
Billish started at Brooks Running 13 years ago as a tech rep; his career has taken him from the retail floor as an associate into the field as rep, through regional sales management to his new position. Misiewicz also got his start at Brooks Running as a tech rep 16 years ago and has held a number of evolving positions since then. He was recognized with a Sporting Goods Business “40 Under 40” Award in 2013. Wilhelm has led all things specialty running at Brooks for more than 18 years and is currently an Independent Running Retailers