For Immediate Release
GARED Holdings, LLC announced today that its board of directors has appointed Marcus Johnson as Chief Executive Officer of Gared Holdings, LLC (DBA GARED and PSS), effective immediately. Johnson will succeed Kevin Hinkamper, the company’s previous Chief Executive Officer. Johnson most recently was Vice President of Operations for Greenville Technology, located in Anderson, Indiana.
Johnson said, “I am extremely excited as well humbled to be returning to the company in this new capacity. To be a part of a company with such history and a brand that has earned such respect and appreciation in the market is a privilege.”
Gared Holdings also announced the promotion of Don Carle to Chief Revenue Officer of Gared Holdings and President of GARED, Gared International, and PSS, divisions of Gared Holdings. Carle began with PSS in 1990 as an Estimator, then moved up to National Sales Manager in the late 1990s and promoted to PSS Vice President of Sales in 2012.
Carle said, “It’s an honor to be associated with this company for so many years. I’ve been very blessed to be part of this team who has worked so hard the past several decades to establish a brand that is so well received in the athletic equipment industry.”
Gared Holdings, LLC is a premier sports equipment manufacturer located in Noblesville, Indiana, and is comprised of two industry-leading brands – GARED and PSS. GARED is a global advocate for rejuvenating play with equipment solutions to renovate green spaces and facilities and sells its institutional and retail products through a dealer network across the United States and all over the world. Performance Sports Systems (PSS) specializes in the design and engineering of custom athletic equipment for the new construction of schools, recreation centers, and other indoor sports facilities through an exclusive worldwide dealer network.