Big Rock Sports announces the promotion of Ryan Link to Vice President of Merchandising. Ryan’s extensive experience in merchandising, category management, and vendor development along with his deep background in the retail industry, make him a valuable member of the executive team.
In his new role, Ryan will be responsible for merchandising and product strategy for the Big Rock Sports US distribution market. Ryan joined Big Rock Sports in 2013 and has held leadership roles in National Account Sales and Merchandising, most recently serving as Merchandising Director for the US Distribution market.
“I look forward to witnessing Ryan’s continued success and positive impact on Big Rock Sports as Vice President of Merchandising,” said Brian Phillips, President of Big Rock Sports. “His keen strategic acumen and commitment to fostering collaborative relationships make him an invaluable asset to Big Rock Sports.”
Prior to joining Big Rock Sports, Ryan spent nine years at Lowe’s Home Improvement holding leadership roles within Merchandising. Ryan holds a Material Science degree from North Carolina State University and an International Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Carolina. Outside of work, Ryan enjoys sporting events with his family, spending quality time in the outdoors, and cheering on the Wolfpack.