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SNewsnet.com – Featuring Poco Premium Child Carrier – April 23, 2012

April 23, 2012

When Osprey set out to create its first line of child carrier packs for 2012, it didn’t want to compromise on what the brand is best known for — comfort and fit.

That presented a challenge for the designers of the new Osprey Poco series. They had to consider the comfort and fit of at least three different people — mom, dad and kid.

So when SNEWS received the new Osprey Poco Premium (MSRP: $299) to test this spring, we threw every size of person at the pack with a patient baby in tow to give it the full test. Minus a few nitpicks, it’s one of the best child carriers we’ve tested.

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SNEWSnet.com – Osprey Packs Welcomes Jeff Busic as International Director – March 29, 2012

March 29, 2012

Osprey Packs, Inc., a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance, innovative packs, announced today that industry veteran Jeff Busic has rejoined the company as its new International Director, effective May 1. Busic returns to Osprey to fill this newly created position for the support and development of Osprey distributors around the world as part of the brand’s international growth strategy.

“Osprey and our international distributors are extremely excited to have Jeff return to Osprey in his new role of International Director,” said Tom Barney, CEO of Osprey Packs. “Jeff has the perfect background to help support and grow our current worldwide distribution and mature Osprey even further as an internationally leading trail, travel, cycling and ski pack brand.”

As International Director, Busic will lead all support and growth plans for Osprey’s 11 worldwide distributors, including distributor communication, international marketing, product development, market analysis, international trade shows and new market development. Busic’s extensive background in the outdoor industry with such companies as Ibex, Chaco and REI coupled with his successful sales history at Osprey make him uniquely qualified for his new position.

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