Sales Director - USA
A driven sales manager who can lead and motivate others, to achieve sales objectives. Excellent ability to absorb new sales techniques quickly as well as the ability to oversee multiple tasks simultaneously. Experienced in speaking directly to decision makers by establishing strong and profitable relationships. Top-ranked sales professional with a demonstrated record of success in sales. Excellent communication skills, able to develop strong business relationships with co-workers and clientele. Demonstrated history of successful building, motivating sales teams. to exceed goals and meet dead lines.Expert at developing and encouraging employees to assume higher levels of responsibility via a strong sense of team work and sales leadership.
Sales Director - Europe
Working directly with Lopolight since 2014, and previously as a distributor Mike offers strong
technical support and training of the Lopolight product range, backed up with many years of experience and practical knowledge.
Supporting the brand towards our customers and developing new markets. In addition establishing Lopolight UK with his team for product sales and distribution.
Based in Edinburgh Scotland.
Technical sales manager - Denmark
Part of the technical team with strong knowledge of marine electronic integration backup with 30 years of hands on experience. Michael has worked with some of the biggest names in marine electronics in both technical and sales positions.
Part of both the sales and the technical teams, Michael is supporting shipyards and the dealer network providing in depth project support ranging from a new yacht to the latest military autonomous vessel.
As sales manager Michael also takes care of our Danish and Swedish customers.
Sales Development – France
Reinforce Lopolight business activity in France.
French, Spanish and English-speaking rep Strong Sales experiences, Proactive, organized.
Based in Lorient (Brittany), known as the French sailing Mecca
Sales manager - Italy
Marco, working from our office in Genoa supports the Italian market. With a strong background in marine sales Marco operates within commercial sector whilst working with our long time partner Special Rig (Armare) in the leisure and superyacht markets .
Regional sales manager, USA and Canada
Russ has been in the maritime sector his entire career. With 22 years in the US Coast Guard, almost half of which were underway, as an integrator and operator of complex electronic Navigation and Communications systems. After the Coast Guard, Russ held various rolls in Sales, Engineering and Shipbuilding positions. He has been an integral part of the Engineering teams for Icebreakers for the US Coast Guard and National Science Foundation built in Wisconsin. Most recently, Russ was part of the core team which won the prestigious contact for the US Navy Guided Missile Frigate (FFG).
Russ’ territory is the Great Lakes, Pacific Northwest and Canada. He resides with his family (and chocolate lab Ace) in Northeast Wisconsin.
Sales Manager – Benelux
Melle comes with 12 years of experience working with Lopolight, both in the capacity as distributor and now as Sales Manager applying his deep product and market insights to help Lopolight customers, installers, and distributors to get the very best navigation light solution.
As an accomplished sailor himself, Melle knows the sea and the challenges our customers vessels will be subject to, there is no better advisor to specify the system required – or troubleshoot if required.
Melle is a native Dutchman from Amsterdam, conversant in Dutch, English and German languages – so do not hesitate to contact him.