July 08, 2010 17:37 ET Names Chris Wilson Chief Marketing Officer

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - July 8, 2010) - announced that Chris Wilson has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President, Marketing. In his new position, Wilson is responsible for marketing, web design and branding. He will also play a key role in improving the customer experience throughout all touch points.

Vince Jones, eBags CEO, commented on the hiring of Wilson, "He brings a wealth of marketing, customer experience and ecommerce knowledge to eBags and I am ecstatic to bring someone of his caliber to the team. Chris joins us from an extremely successful 17-year career at L.L.Bean where he was most recently the Vice President of ecommerce. His career at L.L.Bean includes positions in Loyalty Market, Customer Acquisition and International -- as well as a stint as the Marketing Manager for the L.L.Bean Traveler business. As you know, L.L.Bean is an iconic brand that is passionate about delivering a great customer experience and I look forward to Chris bringing those qualities to us here at eBags."

Said Wilson of the move to eBags, "I'm extremely excited about this new opportunity. eBags is a true pioneer in the ecommerce industry and it's an honor to be asked to lead the company's marketing efforts. There is an incredible talent base at eBags, and the combination of the company's leading edge online retailing with direct marketing fundamentals represents a significant opportunity to grow sales and provide a great shopping experience for our customers."

Wilson is very active in the ecommerce industry and currently serves on the board of directors of Wilson received a BA from Bowdoin College and an MBA from Duke University. He and his family plan to reside in Boulder, Colorado.

About eBags is the world's leading online retailer of luggage, handbags, business cases, backpacks and accessories. With over 11 million bags sold and two million unbiased customer reviews, eBags features 40,000 products from over 500 brand names such as Samsonite, Tumi, The North Face, Dakine, JanSport, Kenneth Cole, and Nike. eBags is a proud supporter of the fight against breast cancer and donates 10% of the retail price of each pink bag to breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment. For more information, please visit

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