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Schoeller Textil USA welcomes Fawn Knadler as West Coast Sales Manager

December 22, 2015
By PRN NewsWire

SEVELEN, Switzerland and NEWBURYPORT, Mass., Dec. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Schoeller Textil U.S.A. is happy to announce the addition of Fawn Knadler to the U.S. team as the new West Coast Sale Manager. Knadler brings detailed knowledge of fabric development, apparel lifecycle development as well as sales and distribution. She most recently held the position of Merchandising Manager for Apparel and Outerwear at Mervin Manufacturing serving the famous Lib Tech and Gnu brands. It was an exciting period at Mervin with Mervin ownership shifting from QuikSilver to Altamonte Capital. Previously, Knadler was Director of Sales for Spacecraft and was also a Project Manager for Utility Inc. where she worked with established as well as emerging outdoor companies.

“I am very pleased that Fawn will be joining the Schoeller family and bring her many business skills and talents to her new position as West Coast Sales Manager,” said Stephen Kerns, President of Schoeller USA. “I am confident she will make great contributions to our continued global growth.”

Ms. Knadler will be officially joining Schoeller Textil USA on January 1, 2015 and will be based in Seattle. “I am a long-time fan of Schoeller,” said Ms. Knadler. “The innovation and passion behind the textiles is something that has always resonated with me and I am really looking forward to being part of the global company that inspires design and is so well respected.”

Schoeller Textil USA encompasses Schoeller Textil AG and Schoeller Technologies AG and is dedicated to offering textile solutions for a wide-range of applications including the emerging wearable technologies market.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Fawn Knadler to our team. Her experience combined with her excellent customer relations means she is a great addition to our US team,” remarked Siegfried Winkelbeiner, CEO of Schoeller AG.

In addition to her diverse experience in the apparel world, Knadler and her family chase surf and adventure in the mountains fulfilling a mutual love of board sports.

During Outdoor Retailer Winter Market January 7-10 in Salt Lake City, Ms. Knadler will be meeting with customers at the Schoeller booth, #39051.

About Schoeller Textil U.S.A.Schoeller Textil USA is a subsidiary of Schoeller Textil AG, which was founded in 1867. Based in Sevelen, Switzerland, the internationally operating company is privately owned and operated and specializes in the development and manufacturing of innovative technical fabrics and smart textile finishing technologies. For more information please visit: or email

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