New Zealand rod maker appoints new US ambassador
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New Zealand rod manufacturer CTS has strengthened its team in the US with the appointment of Drew Chicone as its ambassador for the region.
“We are pleased to have Drew and his family join CTS,” said Stephen Pratt, a director of the company. “For almost 20 years we have exported our blanks and rods to every corner of the US and our ambassador team is an important connection to this growing customer base.”
Chicone is a multi-talented award-winning outdoor writer, fly designer, photographer and lecturer with a passion for teaching the art of fly fishing. He said: “I am thrilled to be part of the CTS and Maven family and excited to help showcase their world-renowned blanks and hand-crafted rods.
“I am really looking forward to working with them as an ambassador and experiencing all the new international fishing and friendship opportunities on the horizon.”