SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – Z Marine of North America, LLC – a subsidiary of Z Marine SAS, the world’s largest manufacturer of RIBs, inflatable boats, life rafts and safety equipment, and the world’s oldest and most recognized manufacturer of inflatable boats – has made three new appointments at its South Carolina-based headquarters.
Alan Brocious has been named Vice President of Production/Service. Brocious is responsible for the model production, including overseeing the rigging, warranty and customer service departments. He’s been with the company for 28 years and previously held the title of National Sales Manager & Warranty/Service Manager.
Richard Meister is the new Technical Support Manager for the company. Meister’s daily duties include technical support of both the inflatable boats and life raft products, including service instruction for both product lines. He comes to Z Marine with previous experience from the dealer level.
Katie Callahan has been named the Parts & Accessories Sales Coordinator. Callahan works directly with the customers to assist them with their purchases, order processing and shipping. She also works with the company sales representatives and dealer network to ensure they have the most up to date marketing resources and model information/pricing available to them. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration/Business Management from Coastal Carolina University.
“We are excited about these positive changes here,” said Z Marine North America President Gary Durnan. ”Alan’s knowledge of the marine industry, Zodiac RIB products and his personal relationships with both the sales team and dealer network allows for valued input from all levels of our business. The additions of Richard and Katie will also streamline our operations and allow us to react and respond more efficiently to our customers, as well as our dealer network. Z Marine North America plans to continue to meet the ever growing demand for RIB products produced in the USA with our solid staff, and these three are no exception.”
Z Marine of North America, LLC – a subsidiary of Z Marine SAS, the world’s largest manufacturer of RIBs, inflatable boats, life rafts and safety equipment, and the world’s oldest and most recognized manufacturer of inflatable boats – is an NMMA certified marine manufacturer of RIBs and inflatable boats with an extensive production, distribution and customer service operation throughout North America for recreational, professional and military purposes.