New Addition to the Sword Performance Team: Kurt Kline, QSSP, Director of Industrial Sales
Key Hire for Healthy Hydration Company Underscores Commitment to the Industrial Athlete
Lexington, KY, Oct 6, 2021 – President Robyn Zlotkin announced today that Kurt Kline, QSSP, joins Sword Performance Inc. as Director of Industrial Sales. This addition reflects Sword Performance’s continued commitment to improving the safety and wellbeing of American workers through healthy hydration. With over 25 years of safety manufacturing and distribution experience, Kurt will be instrumental in sustaining and accelerating the growth of Sword Performance’s Drinkable PPE® in the industrial space.
In making the announcement, Ms. Zlotkin said: “We are happy to have Kurt join the Sword Performance team. He brings a tremendous amount of industry knowledge from working with Manufacturer Rep Agencies and distributors. He has the drive, passion and transparency that is encompassed by our company culture. We are on a mission to reduce heat stress injuries and Kurt can help us realize this.”
Sword CEO Darin Dillow added: “Kurt is the person to help move Sword into the next phase of its evolution. He is an industrial safety pro with a stellar reputation and a proven track record. We are privileged to have him join the team at Sword Performance and know his leadership and talent will be instrumental in the future growth of our company.”
Kurt Kline said: "I am thrilled about joining an organization that matches my passion for protecting employees. Sword products are designed to combat heat stress, and my background with oil/gas extraction, electrical utilities, and other heat sensitive industries has given me critical insight into their hydration challenges."
Looking to the future, Kurt’s experience and dedication to safety will be a valuable addition in support of Sword Performance’s mission to bring healthy hydration to not only elite athletes of sport, but also to the athletes of industry, hard-working men and women to whom hydration is an often overlooked but vitally important component of wellbeing and performance.
Kurt is certified as a Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP) by the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) and has earned President's Club honors multiple times with Kappler USA and Underwater Kinetics. He is a graduate of Hanover College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Studies and English Literature.
About Sword Performance Inc.
American manufacturer of performance hydration beverages, built around a system of proprietary electrolyte replacement products and heat stress subject expertise.
Sword Performance Inc. was founded with a purpose: to provide great-tasting, effective hydration to hard-working men and women everywhere. From stadium lights to job sites, Sword Performance hydration products are designed to work with the body to battle dehydration and fatigue.