PrimaLoft - The Down Alternative by Albany International Corp has appointed Christine Shumsky as its new sales agent for Canada.

Shumsky replaces Ritchie Philibert and will be responsible for expanding the PrimaLoft brand in the Canadian outdoor and apparel markets in addition to the home furnishings market.

For the past 19 years Shumsky has been with 3M, most recently as the Thinsulate sales and marketing manager for Canada prior to its recent restructuring.