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Cascade chief stepping down

Founder retiring after 46 years


Cascade Designs, owner of Therm-a-Rest, Platypus and other outdoor brands, has announced that company founder and chairman John Burroughs, is stepping after 46 years as head of the company.

Burroughs founded Cascade Designs in 1972 but is retiring, although he will retain a place on the board.

“I am proud of our accomplishments over the years and that our products have been an integral part of the outdoor experience for so many people around the world,” said John. “The future success and growth of Cascade Designs is assured by its continuation of what we set out to do nearly 50 years ago: create innovative, quality solutions to real-world needs by listening to our customers.”


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