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Wiley X Appoints New Vice President of Retail Sales




Wiley X Appoints New Vice President of Retail Sales(PRESS RELEASE) Livermore, CA (June 4, 2018) – Wiley X®, the leader and innovator in premium protective eyewear, is proud to announce Ray T. Hill IV as its Vice President of Retail Sales. After more than 15 years with Wiley X, Ray has more than earned this title and will be instrumental in leading the overall growth of the thousands of key retail partners across the globe Family owned, Wiley X prides itself on its commitment to its internal team and firmly believes in growing their business from the inside with staff promotions just as this. With intimate knowledge of where the 30-year-old Wiley X brand has been, and where it is focused to grow, Ray will be a driving force in what Wiley X will become. Ray’s first order of business will be ensuring Wiley X remains committed and focused on customers and supporting them with outstanding product and premium service that will drive long-term sales. Ray will also be developing a strategy within their retail sales organization by hiring successful, qualified and proven leaders that will take their various sales teams and the Wiley X brand to the next level.

“Ray Hill flat out earned this promotion. He’s had experience in all facets of our company and has excelled in every sales position we’ve put in front of him,” said Myles Freeman, President of Sales for Wiley X. “He’s smart, a natural leader, organized and well respected in all Wiley X business platforms. I suspect his desire to succeed will translate well in navigating our internal and external sales models.”


Veteran founded in 1987, Wiley X has been producing the world’s most protective and stylish eyewear for over 30 years. Myles Freeman Sr., a military veteran, started Wiley X to protect the eyes of those who protected America. His sons Dan and Myles Jr. are quick to credit their success to passionate, committed employees and highly supportive retail partners. While Wiley X remains a major supplier of eyewear and gloves to military forces around the world, it has since become a burgeoning outdoor lifestyle brand. Above all Dan and Myles Jr. agree their success is due to the fact they have remained true to their father’s original vision to make the most protective and stylish eyewear available, anywhere. Every adult sunglass style made by Wiley X meets ANSI Z87.1 High Velocity and High Mass Impact Safety Standards, for protection that goes far beyond the harmful rays of the sun. Several styles also meet U.S. military MIL-PRF-32432 (GL) standards for ballistic eye protection, a key reason why Wiley X has been a leading provider of vision protection equipment to the U.S. military and law enforcement for more than 30 years.



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