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Industry Veteran Amy Coyne joins Wild Things, LLC as CEO

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

NEW YORK, March 8, 2018 — Wild Things, LLC (“Wild Things” or the “Company”), an ASGARD Partners & Co. (“ASGARD”) portfolio company, announced that industry veteran Amy Coyne has joined as Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”).

Ms. Coyne has over 20 years of experience and has held several leadership roles touching all facets of the tactical apparel industry. Ms. Coyne joins Wild Things from ADS Inc. (“ADS”), where she was the Vice President of the Organizational Clothing and Individual Equipment (“OCIE”) Market. In that role, Ms. Coyne oversaw the entire OCIE market category for ADS, the premier equipment, procurement, support, and logistics solutions specialist to the U.S. Military and Department of Defense (“DoD”).  She was responsible for establishing the strategic vision and developing executable plans for the OCIE market.

Prior to this role at ADS, Amy was President and CEO with Propper International.  In this position, Ms. Coyne was responsible for leading and overseeing one of the largest official apparel and gear suppliers to the U.S. Armed Forces, which has manufactured over 120 million garments for the U.S. DoD – Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and Special Forces and law enforcement and tactical retail stores across the country.

Ms. Coyne is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science with a Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering and has an Master of Science in Textile Technology from the Institute of Textile Technology.

“I have known Amy for over five years and have always been impressed with her abilities as a leader and her expertise in the industry. She has an exceptionally unique set of skills and experience, all the way from running one of the largest tactical apparel companies in the industry to overseeing the entire OCIE market segment for one of the largest DoD distributors. There is no better person to lead Wild Things towards both growth and operational excellence,” said Karan Rai, Founder and CEO of ASGARD.

“ASGARD is especially pleased to make the announcement of Wild Things’ new CEO during Women’s History Month and on International Women’s Day,” said Christian Cantalupo, a Partner at ASGARD.

Executive Returns to ADS, Inc as VP of Operational Clothing, Individual Equipment

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Amy Coyne rejoins in key sales leadership role after nearly five years

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. January 4, 2017 – Amy Coyne has rejoined ADS Inc. as the company’s Vice President of the Operational Clothing and Individual Equipment Market, company officials announced.

Coyne returns after nearly five years leading the national and global operations for two other defense contractors. She previously served as ADS’ Vice President of Integration Programs from 2007 to 2012.

During my time away from ADS, I always kept a close watch on the company’s growth and success. There is truly no place like ADS, and I’m just so excited to once again be a part of this company’s culture and future success.”


– Amy Coyne, ADS Vice President of the Operational Clothing and Individual Equipment Market

In her new role, Coyne is responsible for establishing the strategic vision, market growth and development of executable plans for the ADS Operational Clothing and Individual Equipment offering.

Her extensive experience in supply chain management, sales leadership and supplier relations will be make her a valuable resource to the ADS customer base. Coyne will lead the company’s business development efforts, manage relationships with industry-leading manufacturers, maximize new and existing contracts and have oversight of the annual budget for the Operational Clothing and Individual Equipment Market.

“Amy’s experience, knowledge , and deep industry insight is a great asset for us and—more importantly—our customers,” said Ryan Angold, ADS Vice President of Market Sales. “We’re really glad she’s back with us.”

Congratulations to Amy and ADS.

Propper CEO Amy Coyne Honored by St Louis Business Journal

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Propper International CEO Amy Coyne was honored this week by the St Louis Business Journal as one of 2015’s Most Influential Business Women.  

Congratulations Amy!