Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) February 6, 2017
Mt Baker Vapor, a leader in the manufacture and distribution of the finest e-cigarette liquid and related accessories, today announced that it has selected Gregory S. Rocque as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Rocque brings over 25 years of successful experience in manufacturing and distribution with a focus on growth. The e-cigarette space is a growing market, particularly attractive to cigarette smokers choosing to quit. Rocque brings experience in strategic planning, M&A, Lean Manufacturing, organizational development and product strategy that will help Mt Baker Vapor achieve its long-term objectives.
“Following a comprehensive search, the owners selected Rocque for his extensive background leading previous companies to consistent and considerable success,” said James Thompson, Co-Founder of Mt Baker Vapor. “As a respected business executive and thought leader with a dedication to operational excellence and innovation, Rocque is uniquely qualified to continue Mt Baker Vapor’s trajectory of extraordinary growth and profitability,” said Jesse Webb, Co-Founder of Mt Baker Vapor.
The vision, leadership and accomplishments of Mt Baker Vapor a credited to the Co-Founders, James Thompson and Jesse Webb, who in 2010 recognized a shift in the market of smokers when they themselves – both smokers for over 10 years – wanted a cleaner, more refreshing alternative. “Through their entrepreneurial drive and offering quality product at a competitive price, Mt Baker Vapor grew to become one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of popular blends,” said Rocque. Because of their attention to the customer, the company is exceptionally poised to make the next big leap in its evolution both from a product development standpoint to an operational and organizational standpoint.
Prior to joining Mt Baker Vapor, Rocque served as President of Fairrington, President of Reyco Granning and Founder and CEO of NTE. Rocque serves on commercial and not-for-profit boards and has been a Member of Vistage (formerly TEC) since 1992. He holds a B.S. in Business Management & Administration from Bradley University
About Mt Baker Vapor
Mt Baker Vapor was founded in March of 2011 by two partners who were smokers seeking a realistic alternative to cigarettes. They had a simple philosophy: exemplary customer service, fast shipping and competitive prices on quality products. By June 2012, their business model paid off. Mt Baker Vapor was able to move to their first warehouse building, allowing them to increase production to meet growing popular demand. In June of 2015, Mt Baker Vapor announced that the company was moving from Bellingham, WA to a new home in Mesa, Arizona. Since the company started in 2011, Mt Baker vapor has hired over 200 employees. They believe a happy customer makes a happy company, so MBV’s employees have always found new and better ways to make customer service their top priority. In addition to creating a multitude of jobs, Mt Baker Vapor has also prepared and shipped over 1.5 million orders to countless customers in over 150 countries around the globe.