Lindsay Cousley, formerly North American sales manager for Bridgedale Socks, has been named national sales manager for outdoor apparel company Oobe.

He will direct Oobe's team of sales reps and run the company's new sales office in Seattle, providing a West Coast presence for the Easley, SC, company.

"Lindsay introduced Bridgedale into the North American market and already enjoys strong relationships with many of our retailers," said oobe CEO Tom Merritt.

"His leadership and experience will be a tremendous asset as we evolve from just having great products to truly being focused on and responsive to the needs of our retailers."