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FLW Announces New VP of Marketing

FLW Announces New VP of Marketing
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Kelly (Flinn) Oettinger

FLW announced today that Kelly (Flinn) Oettinger has returned to the company as the vice president of marketing. Oettinger will be responsible for providing strategic direction and engagement for all of FLW’s marketing initiatives.

Oettinger, who has nearly 20 years of brand and marketing experience, including eight seasons with FLW, will be based at FLW’s corporate office in Hopkins, Minn. Oettinger previously held the position of marketing and account director at FLW from 2005 to mid-2013. In the intervening years, she continued to work in the marketing industry, specializing in brand integration, sponsorships, sports marketing and retail merchandising. Most recently, Oettinger was a management supervisor at Catapult Marketing, an award-winning conversion marketing agency with an integrated approach that delivers brand strategy, insights, shopper marketing, consumer promotions and more. Oettinger will report directly to FLW President of Marketing Trish Blake.

“The FLW family is very excited to welcome Kelly back. She has the industry knowledge, relationships and skill sets to help lead FLW’s marketing initiatives along with the rest of the teams in our organization,” says Blake.

Oettinger will replace Patterson Leeth, who has accepted a position with Simms Fishing Products.

“It has been an honor and privilege to work with Patterson these past three years,” Blake says. “We wish him the very best in his new position at Simms.”

“The past few years at FLW have been an extremely fulfilling and rewarding experience,” Leeth says. “I’m thankful for every partnership, friendship and relationship that I’ve been able to forge here in my time with the company. The FLW and bass fishing community is a wonderful family, and I’m looking forward to still being a very big part of it.”

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