Altra Names Ponthier Senior Director of Sales

Altra announced the naming of Chuck Ponthier as senior director of sales. Ponthier will lead all North American sales strategy from overseeing key accounts and P&L sheets to managing sales teams and business development, said the company.

Most recently, Ponthier served as the vice president of North American sales at Toms in Southern California where he directly managed the sales team, P&L statements and multi-channel strategy. Prior to joining Toms, he had long careers at both Sperry where he was vice president of sales and VF’s sister brand, Vans where he served as senior director of sales.

“Chuck brings vast sales experience across multiple leading footwear brands to the Altra team which will continue to drive our sales channels and cultivate our relationships amongst our specialty channels,” said Todd Dalhausser, president of Altra. “Chuck’s insight, leadership skills and comprehension of the retail channels will be a huge asset to the Altra team.”

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Ponthier rounds out the Altra leadership team, which includes Dalhausser, director of finance Marco Sala, director of operations Tiffany Saviage, director of product Andrew Conley, director of marketing Chris Jones, director of consumer experience Golden Harper and director of strategy Brian Beckstead.