Hella marine has appointed Gary Stidham as U.S. sales manager. The company, based in Auckland, New Zealand, has its U.S-based operations in Georgia.
Stidham has more than 30 years of sales, leadership and management experience in the marine industry developing new products, growing market presence and fostering OEM relationships. Throughout his career, Stidham has worked for manufacturers where he applied his sales knowledge to increase revenue and market share.
Most recently, he was a regional sales manager for Dometic. Prior to that, he was director of business development at BlueSkies.
“We're excited to have Gary join the Hella marine team,” Jeff Haas, head of sales for Hella, said in a statement. "He appreciates the needs of OEMs and has a deep understanding of the marine industry. With his proven track record of success, we have the utmost faith that he'll quickly become an invaluable asset to Hella throughout the US and Canada."
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