Cascade Designs Founder and Chairman Resigns

Cascade Designs, Inc. announced that company founder and chairman of the board John Burroughs, will be leaving his post after 46 years of Northwest company leadership. Burroughs, 82, an accomplished mountaineer and world traveler, founded Seattle-based Cascade Designs in 1972 and has led the company to include a collection of award-winning Washington-based brands including Therm-A-Rest, Mountain Safety Research (MSR), Platypus, SealLine and PackTowl. Current company president, David Burroughs, will take on his father’s position as the new chairman of the board. David has been with Cascade Designs for 14 years where he worked as VP, and strategic business development, before becoming president in 2016. //

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