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Industrial Revolution Bolsters Leadership Team with New Hires

April 18, 2022

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Contact: Suzanne Hermann
Darby Communications
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Seattle, WA

Industrial Revolution, the Seattle manufacturer and distributor of innovative outdoor products, is pleased to announce the addition of Jeffrey King and Chris Teeuwen to its leadership team. King will lead strategic planning processes and accounting operations as the Vice President of Finance, and Teeuwen will streamline IR’s business processes as the Vice President of Operations.

Jeffrey King brings 15 years of financial expertise to his new role as IR’s Vice President of Finance. Most recently, King served as the Chief Financial Officer for SOG Knives and Tools, where he managed all financial functions of the business in addition to oversight of the company’s human resources. Prior to his role at SOG, King held finance roles at the Port of Seattle, Zillow Group, and Skagit State Bank. Outside of IR, King enjoys spending time with family, being active outdoors, and playing golf. King can be reached at

Before coming to IR, Chris Teeuwen served as the Supply Chain Director for Wireless Advocates LLC in Seattle. Teeuwen has more than 20 years of experience providing supply chain solutions in global retail and manufacturing environments for companies such as Nike and Converse. His career has spanned three continents, giving Teeuwen a unique perspective on building and leading multicultural teams in a highly competitive environment. Outside of work, Teeuwen is an avid self-taught woodworker and furniture designer and loves long aimless hikes with his dog. Teeuwen can be reached at

“We are thrilled to be bringing such top-notch talent to the IR team,” says Drew Keegan, President of Industrial Revolution. “Their depth of experience combined with their genuine passion for the outdoors make them a natural fit for our tight-knit team, and we know they’ll contribute in a big way from the get-go.”

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About Industrial Revolution

Founded in 1971 as UCO, the Original Candle Lantern company, Industrial Revolution has grown to become a leading manufacturer and distributor of inventive products that promote fun, safety, and comfort in the outdoors. In addition to UCO Ware mess kits and utensils, headlamps, Candle Lanterns™, Stormproof Matches™, portable grills and Ice Cream Balls, Industrial Revolution makes Pedco tripods, mounts and clamps. The company is also the exclusive U.S. and Canadian distributor of Sweden-based Morakniv® knives, as well as the exclusive U.S. distributor of German-based Esbit solid fuel stoves and cookware.