John Felushko Joins Blue Force Gear


John Felushko former Product Line Manager of the Arc’teryx LEAF line has now joined up with Blue Force Gear. We never got to meet John but we’ve heard nothing but good things about him as an individual and as a professional. His insight and willingness to go beyond the call by responding to and addressing questions with regards to the LEAF line over on, we look forward to see more great products from Blue Force Gear with John on the team.  We wish John well with his new job.

The following below has been taken right from the Blue Force Gear website.

SAVANNAH, GA—May 14, 2012—Blue Force Gear® announced today that John Felushko will join the company as Product Line Manager, reporting to Blue Force Gear CEO Ashley Burnsed.  Felushko comes to Blue Force Gear from Canadian outdoor brand Arc’Teryx LEAF, where he has been Business Unit Coordinator since 2008.  He will be responsible for Blue Force Gear’s product strategy and the expansion of retail presence in domestic and global markets.

“Our passion is building game-changing products for the world’s best customers and John shares our vision for the future like no one else we’ve met,” said Ashley Burnsed, Blue Force Gear’s CEO. “His exceptional experience bolsters our commitment to deliver the best products and we are thrilled to have him join our team.”

Before joining Arc’Teryx, Felushko’s background includes extensive outdoor retailing experience with companies including The Expedition Shoppe and Bushtukah Great Outdoor Gear where he gained valuable insights into improving the customer experience with high performance outdoor equipment.  Among other International travels, he taught English in Istanbul Turkey and holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science from Carleton University with concentration in International Relations.