STORMTECH (PPAI 260245, S4) has hired Shane Brett to fill the role of chief operating officer for the Canada-based supplier. 

  • Brett will officially step into the responsibilities of his new role June 12.
  • He says he has long admired the company from afar, appreciating its “people-first” culture.

The Hire

Brett is not new to the retail or promotional products world.

  • Before this role, Brett had been hired to oversee the Canadian expansion of a Cutter & Buck headquarters (called Cutter & Buck Canada), which he presided over as CEO for over a decade
  • He has also held high level roles at Golf BC and Caulfield Apparel.

“We’ve had a lot of success over the past several years, but we truly feel like we are just getting started,” says Blake Annable, CEO at STORMTECH. “Shane’s broad skill set, proven track record of success and deep understanding of this industry make him the ideal candidate to lead STORMTECH into its next chapter.”

As COO of STORMTECH, Brett’s primary immediate focuses will include:

  • Streamlining and optimizing all global company operations
  • Help guide the sales and marketing team.

“I’m truly grateful to Blake Annable and the STORMTECH family for this opportunity,” Shane says. “The level of trust, support and personal warmth they’ve shown me has been incredible.”

  • Brett will split time between STORMTECH’s Vancouver and Toronto offices.