Cotopaxi Continues Purposeful Growth Momentum with Appointment of New Leadership Team Members

Addition of VP of Technology, VP of Corporate Sales and VP of Operations rounds out 2022 government hiring technique

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Certified B Corporation and impact-driven journey life-style model, Cotopaxi, is worked up to welcome three new executives to the staff: Kamal Thota, Vice President of Technology, Jason Hermann, Vice President of Corporate Sales, and most not too long ago Charlie Mangini, Vice President of Operations. Cotopaxi has strategically added a number of members to their senior management staff over the previous six months in an effort to place the model for its subsequent stage of progress whereas sustaining the core values that outline the model.

Mangini, who started his tenure on the finish of November, will oversee the distribution middle and transportation divisions of the corporate, constructing infrastructure and pathways that may enable the enterprise to satisfy aggressive and thrilling targets within the coming years. Prior to taking a place with Cotopaxi, Mangini constructed a 30 12 months profession managing logistics, success and operations for large manufacturers akin to JCPenney, Kohls and Marmaxx, the father or mother firm of TJMaxx and Marshalls.

“I used to be drawn to each the mission of Cotopaxi and the large potential the model has in phrases of progress — it is actually a singular firm,” says Mangini of why he made the transfer to Cotopaxi. “It’s additionally about how they deal with their individuals: Cotopaxi has created a tradition of respect and collaboration and I believe that might be key in reaching continued success as we proceed to construct the model.”

Cotopaxi’s Vice Presidents of Technology and Corporate Sales, Thota and Hermann, joined the staff earlier within the 12 months, additionally in a push to proceed constructing out processes and frameworks to scale the enterprise. As Vice President of Technology, Thota brings over 20 years of expertise in main digital, engineering, infrastructure, and IT/Security know-how disciplines. He can be well-versed in main digital transformations in commerce, healthcare, know-how and hospitality industries and joins Cotopaxi from publicly traded LifeVantage the place he served as SVP of digital. Marrying this hefty expertise with his want to have a social impression was a deciding consider becoming a member of the model.

“I perceive the hyper progress of Cotopaxi, and I need to concurrently make a distinction by means of know-how management and contribute to Cotopaxi’s social goal,” explains Thota. “The social part is a recreation changer for me. Growing up in India, I noticed firsthand impoverished communities. Cotopaxi’s “Do Good” social mission to alleviate excessive poverty actually sealed the deal for me.”

Hermann, new Vice President of Corporate Sales, was additionally drawn to Cotopaxi’s want to ‘Do Good.’ “Cotopaxi is actually main the way in which with a sustainability and social duty company mindset,” Hermann feedback. “The model mission aligns with each my ethos and the present shopper mindset, and I believe this might be a essential issue as we take the leap into the following stage of our exponential progress story.”

Hermann, primarily based in Portland, spent almost 20 years working at Columbia Sportswear Company throughout a number of positions, growing the go-to-market course of for the Corporate, Value and Club channels. He will work intently with the Corporate Channel staff to foster relationships with like-minded manufacturers on co-branded attire and tools.

These three new VPs are the ultimate touches on a busy 12 months of progress for the impact-driven model, and sign its readiness to shift into large-scale enterprise practices whereas sustaining the power to reside as much as the excessive requirements of social duty and worker satisfaction they set for themselves.

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About Cotopaxi

Cotopaxi is a twice licensed carbon-neutral journey life-style model based to create sustainably designed merchandise that combat excessive poverty, encourage journey, and transfer individuals to do good. As a licensed B Corporation, we imagine in utilizing the facility of enterprise as a drive for social, environmental, and financial good. Our creed, Gear for Good, touches each facet of our firm. Cotopaxi is dedicated to creating all of our gear utilizing repurposed, recycled, or accountable supplies by 2025. We allocate a minimal of 1% of our annual income to the Cotopaxi Foundation which awards grants to excellent nonprofit companions fastidiously chosen for his or her observe information at bettering the human situation and assuaging poverty. In 2021, we aided over 1 million individuals in excessive poverty by means of focused grants to excellent organizations with confirmed methodologies. For extra data please go to

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