GUILFORD, Conn – Lewmar, Inc., the international marine equipment manufacturer, has appointed Jay Stockmann to the position of vice president of sales and marketing, it reported in a statement today.
Stockmann, who joined Lewmar in 2002, most recently held the position of aftermarket sales manager where his aftermarket sales strategy led to a significant increase in sales, the company reported. He also directed aftermarket customer communication and support programs which helped revitalize Lewmar's relationships within the wholesale and retail sectors. In addition, Stockmann was recognized for developing new products and packaging, including the new Pro Series windlass, and creating the company's U.S. merchandising campaign.
With this appointment, Stockmann will assume responsibility for all sales and marketing activities, helping Lewmar better position itself in the aftermarket and OEM sectors.
“Jay joined Lewmar three years ago in a sales management role and quickly became an important part of the team,” said Peter O'Connell, newly-named managing director of Lewmar Ltd. “During his rapid rise within the company, Jay has grown sales and strengthened customer relations substantially. He will be a welcome addition to the Lewmar management team.”