Sue Gallagher has been named managing director of Nancy Lopez Golf, a division of Tournament Sports, based in Waterloo, Ont.
Gallagher is a graduate of the retail management and merchandising course at Sheridan College and started her career at Sporting Life as a soft goods manager before starting her own agency, which represented brands in the ski, running, tennis and golf businesses.
Gallagher was most recently a co-owner of Cutler Sports, which distributes European women’s apparel, bags and shoes. Her responsibilities there included managing relationships with vendors, key accounts, product development and design, national trade show set-up and sales force recruitment.
“She has a wealth of experience in both the retail and agency side of the industry,” said Kim Bauer, president of Nancy Lopez Golf. “Her success in building Cutler Sports’ brands has provided her with unique insights and experience in the women’s golf equipment and apparel industry.
“Her role will include marketing, product development, execution of sales force recruiting and training, key accounts servicing and management of our grassroots programs such as Golf Fore the Cure,” added Bauer. “Sue will lead our U.S. initiative as well as participate in the Canadian market with our management team.”
Gallagher can be reached at 1-866-649-1759.