Land ‘N’ Sea has named David Karpinski as sales director responsible for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Karpinski served most recently as president of Taylor Made Group’s Marine Aftermarket Division, where he was general manager of their manufacturing and distribution facilities in Gloversville, N.Y.
He previously served for more than 20 years as its vice president of sales and marketing, where he led Taylor Made’s brand marketing, product-development process and managed major accounts and independent representative agencies.
Karpinski has served on the National Marine Distributors Association board of directors since 2015, as well as the executive director of the Parkhurst Field Foundation, a nonprofit he founded in upstate New York.
He lives near Saratoga Springs, NY, with his wife Amanda and two children.
“I am thrilled to join this great organization,” said Karpinski in a statement. “Land ‘N’ Sea is a leader in marine distribution and I have always had the most respect for the organization, management team and sales representatives in the field.”
As a former supplier to the organization, Karpinski has extensive experience and interaction with the Land ’N’ Sea team, as well as the dealers the company serves in the market, he said.
“We welcome David to our team,” said Land ’N’ Sea vice president Ken Ferleger. “He is incredibly well respected in the marine industry and brings a wealth of sales leadership and operational experience to our organization. He will lead our continued expansion and develop strategic initiatives in the markets we serve. We are very excited to add David’s unique skillset and experience to our organization.”