(This story was updated on 4/13/2023.)
Mountain Khakis is proud to announce the appointment of Ant Sanders as their new Creative Director.
With 20+ years of experience in Creative & Marketing Roles, Ant brings to Mountain Khakis incredible experience, a keen eye for design & outdoor style and excellence in creative leadership and execution. Specific to Ant’s last 10+ years his creative focus and work has specifically been focused on the Outdoor Industry. Finding creative inspiration in the Outdoor Industry comes naturally to Ant, as a true outdoorsman, Ant makes the most of his home in North Carolina with his children where he is out fishing & fly fishing, hiking or boating almost every weekend.
An impressive list of past clients includes Simms Fishing, Howler Bros., Bass Pro Shops, Temple Fork Outfitters, Harley Davidson, Old Town Kayaks, Rapala & Googan Squad.
Says Sanders “My home is in the Mountains around where I live, or any chance to the Beach. I love the Outdoors and I’m stoked to be joining a brand like Mountain Khakis, a brand I buy as a consumer. In my new role as Creative Director, I’m excited to lead the Creative Marketing Team and continue to develop their creative marketing storytelling.”
Jeremy Hale, President of Mountain Khakis added, “Ant’s keen sense of design either graphically or his artistry with a Camera is really impressive. He’s genuine, authentic, and completely embodies our Mountain Khakis customer. To have someone lead our creative efforts and storytelling who lives and breathes the outdoors is incredibly exciting and I can’t wait to see where he going to take us. Top it off with early career experience in big corporations like Lowes & Ally – he’s a wonderful addition to our Leadership Team”.
Says Sanders “Joining the Brand in the 20th year as we prepare to celebrate our anniversary is epic. I get to come in and celebrate the past in our celebration – and then forge our path for the next twenty years ahead!”
Ant Sanders was recruited through The People Brand and will be based in Mountain Khakis corporate headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Mountain Khakis is a part of the La Jolla Group
About Mountain Khakis:
Mountain Khakis was founded in Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 2003 with a vision to “build a more durable pair of pants”. Today, Mountain Khakis is based out of Charlotte, North Carolina and is recognized as the “Complete Men’s Outdoor Outfitter” offering pants, woven shirts, flannels, shirtjacs, outerwear and more. Mountain Khakis is a part of the La Jolla Group from Southern California and is proudly 100% American owned. For more go to www.mountainkhakis.com
About La Jolla Group:
Having held the license for the O’Neill brand since 1993, La Jolla Group is a multi-brand operator of growth consumer businesses. In addition to O’Neill, La Jolla Group designs and distributes the Voyager brand globally and Hang Ten apparel in the United States under license. With years of experience delivering consumer products, La Jolla Group also invests in and provides shared services to growth consumer businesses, including Mountain Khakis, PSD Underwear, Spiritual Gangster and ATWYLD.