Archives for August 2010

Prince Celebrates 40th Anniversary

August 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of Prince Sports headquartered in Bordentown, N.J. Prince was started by Bob McClure in 1970. McClure invented the “Little Prince” ball machine working out of his garage in Princeton, N.J. which was the first commercially viable electric ball machine. In 1976 Prince developed the first oversize racquet which was [see more]

John Embree Leaves Prince

John Embree has resigned as president of Prince Americas effective June 2010. Prince now plans to consolidate North American ksales and promotion under Gordon Boggis who retains his title as president and COO of Prince Sports Inc. Included in the reorganization, Ken Daiss, executive V.P. and CFO will now also assume responsibilities for information technology, [see more]

Babolat Adds Jerome Pin as Managing U.S. Director

Babolat Adds Jerome Pin as Managing U.S. Director   Babolat has announced the addition of Jerome Pin, former Lacoste director for Latin America in Brazil and director for the Americas in Miami. Pin will oversee sales, marketing, logistics & supply, and administrative departments for the company. Eric Babolat, president and CEO of Babolat is making [see more]