PRESS RELEASE: Near Canada, USA (January 30, 2013) – Mervin Manufacturing welcomes Dan McNamara as the Vice President of Sales for all Mervin Brands. McNamara joins Mervin with a long list of past accomplishments and a wealth of knowledge, having worked as a sales rep for over a decade, and working as Sales Director and Marketing Director for various well regarded action sports companies throughout his career. Dan is a man with a plan! His innovative approach over the past few months in the position and commitment to sustainable growth principles has proved an exceptional fit for the Mervin family of companies.
“I have been a huge fan and supporter of Mervin since I was a kid, and working with this great team is definitely a privilege for me. From snow to surf to skate, Mervin has a lot of exciting things going on and I am stoked to dig in and work with everyone over here.” McNamara snowboards, skates and surfs as much as possible. This season he is dedicated to completing his very first ‘Mervin Triple S’, snowboarding, skating, and surfing all in one day, on all Mervin boards!
McNamara’s most recent updates to the Mervin sales program have been incorporating transparency of sales, letting the reps know where they are at amongst their peers and internal staff, and encouraging a team atmosphere between sales reps and the in house staff. McNamara has also been solidifying Mervin Canadian distribution by adding several new talented Sales Reps to the Canadian territories:
- Andrew Hicks of Rookie Distribution will handle sales for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Andrew is a 4 time winner of SIA Rep of the Year in that region. Phone: (403) 681-0665; Email: [email protected]
- Ian Nickson and Brooke Clement of Nickson Agencies will be handling the Ontario territory and rocking out in their showroom in Barrie. Phone:(705) 792-0651; Email: [email protected]
- Eric Motard will handle sales and keeping it French in general out in Quebec.
- Chris Leigh will be handling the super naturally beautiful British Columbia territory of Canada.
Working out of Mervin office headquarters in Seattle, WA, McNamara will be reporting to General Manager, Ryan Hollis.
Stop by the Mervin SIA booth and give a high five to Dan, Mervin’s new man!