Burlington, Vt., January 24, 2000 – Burton Snowboards announced today the appointment of Chris Kuhr as Boot Category Manager. In this position, Kuhr will oversee the development process of the company’s snowboard boot line.

Kuhr was most recently a footwear buyer for Meldisco in Mahwah, NJ, a position he held four of his seven years with the company. In that position, he was responsible for developing men’s casuals, hikers, sandals, skate and canvas footwear. Prior to that, Kuhr served as Meldisco’s insulated work boot buyer.

Kuhr began his professional career at Lord and Taylor in New York City, where he held several merchandising positions in women’s sportswear, dresses, intimate apparel, and men’s sportswear. He earned a B.S. in Business from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1986.

Chris has been snowboarding since 1994. He enjoys riding the deep at Snowbird, UT and Mammoth, CA.