EDENTON, N.C. — Attendance at Regulator Marine's annual Regulator Marine University by both dealer principals and salespeople was extremely high, the company announced in a recent statement. This year's university, which was themed “20 Years of Quality," was held at the Regulator Plant in Edenton on Nov. 19 and 20.
The program was created in 2000, and it is designed to equip both domestic and international sales staff with tools and product knowledge. Participants are awarded a formal "Bachelor of Science in Regulator Product Knowledge" degree after learning about Regulator's competitive advantages, its construction process and the features and benefits associated with the 2009 model-year introduction.
Awards were presented on the final evening, including Dealer of the Year, which went to Oyster Harbors Marine in Osterville, Mass., and Salesperson of the Year, which was awarded to Jonathan Wilkes of Beacon Point Marine, Cos Cob, Conn.
Regulator appoints assembly manager
In other Regulator news, Eric C. Goodwin was recently appointed assembly manager. Goodwin will lead the day-to-day post lamination construction and assembly efforts for Regulator. He has been with Regulator for nearly six years and most recently headed up the engineering efforts in the assembly department. Goodwin has an Associates Degree from the College of the Albemarle in applied science, drafting and design.
“Eric has a solid boat building engineering background. In addition to helping us improve our on going management of quality and on time delivery, he will also play a critical role in assisting us achieve the continuous improvement of our line of sportfishing boats,” said Joan Maxwell, Regulator's president.
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