Lebanon, MO, March 30, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Marine Electrical Products Hires Two New Sales Personnel
Marine Electrical Products, manufacturer of high-quality electrical and formed plastic components, has hired Tim Grimes and Jeff Rashid to fill key positions in the company.
Mr. Grimes brings over twenty years of marine industry experience to the position. Tim will drive new sales growth through new business development and supporting ongoing sales efforts through existing account management in both Marine and Non-Marine Markets in the Midwest and Western U.S.
Mr. Rashid fills a position as regional Marine Sales and Customer Service Manager. Jeff will drive sales growth in the Southeast and southern Midwest along with managing key national and strategic accounts for Marine Electrical Products; managing the Customer Service functions, and coordinating new product development through Engineering and Manufacturing.
Prior to joining Marine Electrical Products, Grimes served in various Regional Sales and Business Development roles with Eastern Metal Supply, Pinnacle Services Corporation, and Moeller Marine Products, with early career positions at Voyager Marine, Alumacraft Boat Co., and Lowe Boats. Grimes is a Westlawn-trained Yacht Designer and also studied Business Administration at Drury University.
Similarly, Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from his seventeen-year career in the boat manufacturing industry. Mr. Rashid has held positions in Manufacturing, Customer Service, Purchasing, Marketing, and as the Pro Staff manager at Triton Boats with early career positions at Stratos boats.
“We are excited to have Tim and Jeff on board at MEP…” said Brian Barbo, President and CEO of Marine Electrical Products, “…both for breadth of experience and to broaden our ability to provide unparalleled service and attention to our customers and their needs.”
Marine Electrical Products
1401 Tower Road
Lebanon, MO 65536
Phone: (417) 588 – 3128
Fax: (417) 588 – 1169