Golf News for Thursday, March 28, 2013 | People

Golf Pain Away, LLC names Gary Sheppard Chief Operating Officer

Pain Away, LLC, a leader in natural formulation topical pain relief products including Golf Pain Away and the Outback Series brands announced the appointment of Gary Sheppard as Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, Sheppard will be responsible for global product development, sales, marketing and operations.

"We are excited to have Gary join our executive team as Chief Operating Officer," said Jeremy Delk, CEO of Pain Away, LLC., "Gary has extensive knowledge in all facets of the golf and natural products industries and a proven track record over the course of a highly successful career in sales, marketing and operations. He has great relationships with customers and others in the golf and sports industries that will help take Pain Away to the next level."

"Pain Away offers natural product lines that eliminate the aches and pains associated with minor sports strain experienced by golfers and sports enthusiasts," stated Gary Sheppard. "This topical analgesic formulation is a all natural, over-the-counter alternative to traditional pain remedies. I look forward to working with Jeremy and the Pain Away team to grow the brand into the industry leader we know it can be and educating people about the benefits of Golf Pain Away and the Outback Series products."

Nick Price, World Golf Hall of Famer and 2013 President's Cup Captain, serves as Golf Pain Away's worldwide ambassador. "I haven't enjoyed playing golf as much as I have enjoyed now playing pain free with Golf Pain Away. After using Golf Pain Away, I will never play golf without it again," stated Price.

Sheppard comes to Pain Away after serving as President of HIRZL North America since 2009 where he oversaw significant growth and development of the product line throughout North America. A well-known veteran of the golf and sports industry, Sheppard has a distinguished track record in growing global brands with a specific expertise in sales, marketing, merchandising and new product introduction.

About Pain Away, LLC
Pain Away, LLC, through its line of Golf Pain Away and Outback Series product lines, is suitable for users of all ages, provides topical pain relief for arthritis, neck and back pain, muscular aches and pains and golf and sports related injuries. Developed in Australia using ancient Aboriginal bush herbal formulations, Pain Away utilizes a proprietary triple maturation manufacturing process that blends four, all natural, ingredients with complementing therapeutic benefits. Pain Away, LLC. offers the only products in the world produced this way, providing subcutaneous delivery of anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. World Golf Hall of Famer and 2013 President's Cup Captain Nick Price serves as Golf Pain Away's worldwide ambassador. The Outback Series features protective lip balm comprised of two Australian tea tree oils and 2-In-1 protective sunscreen and insect repellant providing 30+ SPF protection targeted at sports enthusiasts. Golf Pain Away and the Outback Series is available at Golf Galaxy and other leading retailers, resorts and country clubs throughout the world. More information on can be found at www.golfpainaway.com or by calling 800-215-8739.

For More Information Contact:
Stuart Goldstein
Raker Goldstein & Co.
201-784-1818
stuart@rakergoldstein.com

Gary Sheppard
Pain Away, LLC
817-966-0908
gsheppard@golfpainaway.com