Found October 09, 2012 on Sports Business Digest:
Russell Athletic's stable of athlete endorsers has just gotten a little larger. The company, a division of Russell Brands, LLC announced a new partnership with Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon and New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram."To have Pierre and Mark join the Russell Athletic family is a huge honor for us," said Gary Barfield, executive vice president, Russell Brands, LLC. "Not only are they both exceptional athletes, but they are also both stand-up guys who we are proud to have representing our brand. Pierre and Mark are hard workers and show dedication and purpose every time they hit the field, qualities that Russell Athletic has embraced for the past 100-plus years."Under the partnership, both players will have an active role in Russell Athletic product development -- testing, refining and conceptualizing new Russell Athletic equipment -- as well as appearing at various in-store, paper marketing and social media marketing i...
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