• Taylor Technologies Announces New CEO

    by AQUA Editors August 2017

    Taylor Technologies announces Stephen Heard, formerly of Lonza, is purchasing Taylor Technologies and will take the helm as its new CEO. Heard brings a global network of suppliers, customers and innovators in the fields of science, technology and product development and distribution to the role.

    Heard was at Lonza for 27 years, most recently serving as global business unit head. During his career, Heard has worked in nearly every business discipline, including sales, sales...

  • Pleatco Taps New VP

    by AQUA Editors August 2017

    Pleatco is pleased to announce and welcome Scott Gleason as its new vice president of business development. Gleason brings a great deal of pool and spa industry experience to the job, including 16 years as national sales manager for Unicel.

    “We are very excited to welcome Scott to Pleatco,” says Howard Smith, CEO. “Not only will he bring a wealth of experience to our sales team, but also be a great ambassador for our brand as we concentrate our expansion both domestically and...

  • Stonetech Hires Business Development Manager

    by AQUA Editors July 2017

    Stonetech Group has hired Terry Jirovsky as the new Business Development Manager in the U.S. Jirovsky is the former CEO of Pebble Tec.

    In his new role, Jirovsky will help aid Stonetech Group's efforts in growing its presence in the American market.

  • RB Control Systems Hires Training and Software Specialist

    by AQUA Editors July 2017

    RB Retail & Service Solutions announces Jason Pugh as the new training and software specialist to meet the training needs of their growing workforce and expanding customer demand.

    Pugh has a Ph.D. in instructional management and leadership from Robert Morris University and brings more than 10 years of teaching, training and...

  • Evosus Software Announces Account Management Division

    by AQUA Editors July 2017

    Evosus Software is excited to announce the creation of the new Account Management division for the company. The department was created to deepen new and existing client relationships by providing guidance through implementation and helping existing Evosus Software clients streamline day-to-day procedures. The team is lead by Leah...

  • Pleatco Appoints European Sales Representative

    by AQUA Editors June 2017

    Pleatco welcomes Michael Spurgin as an independent sales representative for the European market. Spurgin will be responsible for sales leadership throughout Europe and will be instrumental in driving the brand and product sales, as well as international strategic planning and implementation for the region.

    Spurgin joins the...

  • CMP Welcomes New COO and VP of Operations

    by AQUA Editors May 2017

    CMP announces Chris Sigmon will be joining CMP as the new chief operating officer of the global recreational water component manufacturer. Sigmon will be responsible for all operations, including the company’s multiple production and distribution facilities.

    Sigmon has a long and successful history as a strategic operations...

  • AquaFinesse Expands Team to Accommodate Growth

    by AQUA Editors May 2017

    AquaFinesse has appointed Cindy Paradiso as vice president and added two new members to its growing team: Brad Parker as warehouse manager and Julia Byers as marketing/sales assistant. Additionally, to broaden and support the company’s growth, AquaFinesse contracted with three additional independent rep firms to expand sales coverage...

  • Inter-Fab Taps John Phillip for Dealer Sales

    by AQUA Editors May 2017

    Inter-Fab announces it hired John Phillip to handle the sales of Inter-Fab products to pool and spa dealers across the US and Canada. Phillip has been tasked with providing outstanding vendor support to dealers who purchase and install Inter-Fab products to ensure dealer success and growth.

    “Our goal is to continue the growth of...

  • S.R. Smith Expands Sales Force

    by AQUA Editors May 2017

    S.R. Smith named Justin Shadrach as regional manager of mid-America/mid-Atlantic. Prior to joining S.R. Smith, Shadrach spent ten years with PoolCorp in sales and sales center management positions. In his new role, Shadrach is responsible for a territory that includes Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, West Virginia,...