Cool Gear Names Grisson SVP/General Manager

Cool Gear, an Igloo Products Corp. subsidiary, has appointed Michelle Grisson as svp/general manager of the company.

Grisson has been charged with continuing Cool Gear’s hydration, travel and food storage product lines through innovative product development and creative, fun designs, the company said. She will also lead Cool Gear’s global sales force while improving operating efficiencies across the organization.

She joins Cool Gear from Dyno LLC, where she served as vp/product development and global sourcing. In this role, she was responsible for driving new product development, sales and sourcing. Prior to Dyno, she spent over seven years with Family Dollar spearheading direct sourcing relationships as managing director of Asia.

Donna Roth, Cool Gear founder and Igloo Products Corp. board director, said, “We are very excited to have Michelle on board. She brings a wealth of knowledge to Cool Gear where she can push the envelope on innovation and provide value across the entire business. We believe she is a great cultural fit for the organization and will lead us into 2019 and beyond.”