Chris-Craft announced Norm Kraus has joined the team as regional sales director. Kraus joins Chris-Craft with 40 years of industry experience. He started his professional career in the retail sector, working as a technician/sales/sales management/GM at dealerships in the Northern Ohio market.
In addition to his retail experience, Kraus has served as a district sales manager for Eagle Trailers, and most recently regional business development manager at MasterCraft Boats, assisting dealer growth in the Northeast and Midwest.
“We are excited to have Norm join our team as a regional sales director. Norm has been in boating his entire life, and we welcome his knowledge of retail and wholesale business development. We believe Norm’s talents will help Chris-Craft nurture our Northeastern and Midwestern region’s dealer network – effectively improving our development of dealer and customer relationships” said Gavan Hunt, vice president of sales at Chris-Craft.
Kraus and his family will reside in the Sarasota, Fla. area. He will be present at the upcoming Northeastern and Midwestern shows this season.