Scorpion Hires Wilkinson as Director of Development

A dynamic move for the Scorpion brand, adding Wilkenson’s expertise shows a continued commitment to premium product development and innovation.

SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA – January 3, 2014 –  (Motor Sports Newswire) – Scorpion Sports, Inc. brings veteran motorcycle apparel developer Edward Wilkinson on board as Director of Development.

John Kim, vice president of business operations, stated, “We are incredibly fortunate to bring Edward on board to oversee and expand our development team. Not only is he an avid motorcyclist, he is also a materials and production expert. He was the innovator behind Klim’s successful dual sport line and we are excited to bring his broad range of skills, experience and enthusiasm to the Scorpion family. Scorpion’s vision is to offer high end, technically advanced motorcycle apparel at a reasonable price, and adding Edward to an already experienced and seasoned development team will help solidify our position to do just that.”

“After looking at several brand opportunities I felt that Scorpion has the most potential as well as the unique resources to enable them to bring advanced technologies to market in a way that no other company can,” said Wilkinson. “I am excited and honored to be a part of such a dynamic and dedicated team, and I am looking forward to bringing consumers a whole new range of ground-breaking and technologically advanced riding gear.”

Scorpion has spent the last year re-building their infrastructure from the ground up, and is now poised for dynamic expansion. “They have unique supply resources that will enable them to bring a variety of innovative products to market quicker, and at better price points than any of their competitors,” says Wilkinson.

Scorpion Sports USA has a warehouse and corporate offices in Santa Fe Springs, California, and a distribution center in Louisville, Kentucky. The Scorpion Sports factory is a state-of -the-art, 810,000 square foot campus staffed with more than four hundred skilled technicians. In addition to motorcycle apparel the Scorpion factory also manufactures world-class helmets. For more information visit www.scorpionusa.com

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About Scorpion Sports

Scorpion Sports, Inc. (SSI) is the home of the Scorpion brand supplying helmets and technical apparel directly to motorcycle dealerships. SSI imports a full line of unique dirt, snow and street products from their state-of-the-art production facilities. The brand is built on innovation, high quality and value. Scorpion street helmets feature the exclusive SpeedShift® or Ellip-Tec® quick-change face shield systems, EverClear® no-fog face shields and come with washable, removable, moisture-wicking brushed nylon, KwikWick® or KwikWick®II liners. AirFit® is an air adjustable cheek pad system to personalize helmet fit, available on both street and off-road helmets. Another Scorpion innovation found on select models is the built-in SpeedView™ retractable sun visor designed to accommodate varying light conditions quickly without changing face shields.

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