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Kenmark Eyewear Announces Promotion of Jason Wehlage to VP of Product and Design

He will continue to head design while overseeing the product and purchasing teams.

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Jason Wehlage

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(PRESS RELEASE) Kenmark Eyewear, a leader in crafting and distributing original optical eyewear and sunglasses, announces the promotion of Jason Wehlage to VP of product and design. After attending Indiana University, Wehlage began his career at Kenmark as a design assistant in 2001, and has held previous roles as product designer and director of product & design. During the last 19 years he has spearheaded design of the Jhane Barnes, Original Penguin and Paradigm Eyewear collections for the company. In this new role he will continue to head design for these collections, while overseeing the product and purchasing teams as well as fully managing the inventory of all product.

“Eyewear is one of the most personal and transformative accessories a person can own, and to have the fortune of creating and shaping Kenmark Eyewear’s role in providing original product on such a personal level is readily embraced,” says Wehlage. “I am excited and humbled for the opportunity to propel our talented Design and Purchasing teams to be among the best in the industry, both now and in the years ahead.”

“We are so thrilled to promote Jason to further fully manage all of product design, release schedules and inventory management. He has worked hard and has made tremendous strides in these areas of the company, says CEO, Mike Cundiff, “These are very important aspects of our company, and I have full faith he will step up to the challenge. I look forward to working with him in this role and seeing the continued growth of the company.”

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