Swiss Krono USA announced that Travis Bass, executive vice president for ales and marketing will retire from the company December 31, 2021, following 21 years of service with the company. Succeeding Bass will be Kyle Brown, formerly vice president of global sales at Aden + Anais, Inc.

“Travis has made significant contributions, leading our sales and marketing initiatives since the company began operations here in the U.S.," said Swiss Krono USA’s CEO Erik Christensen. "Travis will remain with the company until the end of the year to ensure a smooth transition of his responsibilities. His experience and knowledge are invaluable, so we have a thorough succession plan to transfer his knowledge to Mr. Brown. We look forward to continuing to work closely with Travis through the end of the year and are grateful for his many contributions to Swiss Krono USA’s successes.”

Christensen said that Brown will be joining the company effective August 2 as a key member of the management team and will work with Bass and the sales/marketing team during the four-month transition period.

“Mr. Brown comes to Swiss Krono with a wealth of experience in the building products channel having worked for companies such as Stanley Black and Decker, Husqvarna Group, and Hunter Fan Company," Christensen said. "He brings to Swiss Krono more than 24 years’ experience in sales leadership and marketing."