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Kimo Worthington

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General Manager, PUMA Ocean Racin...

Volvo Ocean Race
 
Background

Employment History

  • North American Sales Manager
    North Sails Inc
  • General Manager
    PUMA AG
  • Sailor
    Transpacific Yacht Race
  • General Manager
    Pirates
  • Project Manager
    Pirates
  • General Manager

Board Memberships and Affiliations

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Web References
Quotes of the teams: how are the boats | en.NauticWebNEWs.com
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Kimo Worthington, general manager, PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG:
Board of Directors - About Sail America | Sail America
www.sailamerica.com, 16 July 2014 [cached]
Kimo Worthington, North Sales
North Sails Q&A
www.3dl.com, 11 May 2014 [cached]
Kimo Worthington, Sales Manager, NA Worthington has been involved with competitive sailing since 1974 and started his career in sailboat project management in 1982 when he worked for the Davidson 46 Pendragon. He has worked with six America's Cup teams as sailing team manager/coach and he has worked on a total of four Volvo Ocean Race teams. He is one of very few marine industry leaders who has worked on both a winning America's Cup team ( America3 in 1992) and sailed on a winning Volvo Ocean Race team (EF Language in 1997-98). Worthington is a talented sailor who has participated in many premiere grand prix yachting events including the Transpacific Yacht Race; Admiral's Cup; Kenwood Cup; and Farr 40 and Melges 24 World Championships just to name a few.
In March of 2013, Kimo was named NA Sales Manager of North Sails.
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KIMO WORTHINGTON JOINS NORTH SAILS Former Puma Ocean Racing general manager to head up North American sales management at world's largest sailmaker Contact: Veronica Brown, 401-855-0945, veronica@mktg.northsails.comNEWPORT, RI (March 5, 2013) -- North Sails announced today that Kimo Worthington, former general manager of PUMA Ocean Racing for the past two Volvo Ocean Race events, has been named sales manager of North Sails in North America.
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An experienced sailor and marine industry opinion leader, Worthington will work at the new North Sails corporate office in downtown Newport, RI. "It is a very exciting time for North Sails as we make some management changes and reassign roles and responsibilities within our sales force," said Ken Read who was named president of North Sails Group in December.
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"As the general manger of PUMA Ocean Racing, Kimo was privy to the sales and design process for our sail program and developed many strong relationships with key leaders within North Sails. He brings with him a fresh look and fresh approach to help motivate and inspire our sales force, which makes him a natural fit at North Sails where client services are a top priority," Read said. Worthington has been involved with competitive sailing since 1974 and started his career in sailboat project management in 1982 when he worked for the Davidson 46 Pendragon. He has worked with six America's Cup teams as sailing team manager/coach and he has worked on a total of four Volvo Ocean Race teams. He is one of very few marine industry leaders who has worked on both a winning America's Cup team (America3 in 1992) and sailed on a winning Volvo Ocean Race team (EF Language in 1997-98). Worthington is a talented sailor who has participated in many premiere grand prix yachting events including the Transpacific Yacht Race; Admiral's Cup; Kenwood Cup; and Farr 40 and Melges 24 World Championships just to name a few. "I am very excited about joining North Sails and I look forward to working with many talented sailors who are experts in the sailmaking industry," said Kimo Worthington. "My goal is to help introduce new sales strategies and initiatives to enhance our relationships with our clients and increase our marketshare. While working at PUMA and on many other projects, I became a dedicated North Sails customer because North products and technology have set the standard in the industry," he continued. "It's not often you get an opportunity to work side-by-side with industry leaders and professionals so I am proud and honored to be part of the North Sails team. Kimo can be reached at 978-335-7816 or kimo@sales.northsails.comAbout North Sails: North Sails has become the worldwide leader in sailmaking through an ongoing commitment to designing and building sails that are faster, lighter and longer lasting than any other sails in the world.
Puma Sailing Media Center
www.pumasailingnewsroom.com, 7 Nov 2012 [cached]
BY: Kimo Worthington, GM, PUMA Ocean Racing powered by BERG
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