MERCED, CA (March 5, 2018) – Centurion & Supreme Boats National Sales Manager, Mark Gibbs was recognized as the WSIA Sales Rep of the Year at the 2018 Leadership Awards in Steamboat Springs, CO. Gibbs was selected from twelve nominees as the Sales Rep who excels in sales education, promotion, branding and relationships in his territory.
The Water Sports Industry Association (WSIA) Sales Rep of the Year Award honors the industry professionals who work tirelessly to educate both consumers and retailers, promote and represent their brands with the utmost enthusiasm, and make a strong impression on everyone they meet. All of the twelve nominees go above and beyond expectations, and they’re doing it because they not only love the towed water sports community but also respect the opportunity to connect with partners.
Gibbs was honored for the leadership he provides in the role of “Sales Rep” in his territory and for the direction he gives to the company’s regional sales management team. Gibbs also focuses on expanding distribution channels in the domestic market. He works closely with the entire dealer network developing sales training, brand guidance and positive leadership of the Centurion and Supreme brands within their businesses. He also directly manages the Central Market.
“Mark has overseen adding 18 new domestic dealers since 2017 as well as developing the most effective sales training this company has ever seen. He has focused and increased communication to build dealers. Mark has also brought a genuine caring and a lot of fun to the sales team,” explains Paul Singer, President of Centurion and Supreme Boats. “So I am not surprised by this industry recognition, but I am extremely thankful Mark was chosen and very proud for him,” Singer concludes.
Gibbs spent over (10) years on the retail side of the marine business and (20) years in OEM Sales Management. He has built his career on relationships, dedication to his dealers and his brands. Gibbs is known for his work ethic and integrity. His piers all say he is truly deserving of this manufacturer’s sales representative leadership award.
“Thank you to the WSIA for this honor,” Gibbs began. “For me anything I’ve have ever accomplished has always been a team effort so I have to thank my team first and foremost. I also want to thank the leadership at Centurion & Supreme Boats.” “What a great company!” Mark exclaimed. “Thank you to everyone at Centurion and Supreme Boats. Thank you to our parent company Correct Craft. I also have to say thank you to the Centurion and Supreme Production Team, love them! And thank you to the Centurion & Supreme Dealer Network. I wish everyone a successful 2018!”
About Centurion Boats: Innovation has always been the hallmark of Centurion boats. Now, thanks to new product, leadership and Correct Craft company culture, innovation is running deeper than ever, into a re-imagination of the Centurion brand. Water sports enthusiasts are embracing Centurion boats for the world’s best waves, wakes and ride, as well as ambitious design and inspired craftsmanship. Time to re-imagine your ride, in a Centurion. http://centurionboats.com
ABOUT SUPREME BOATS: The Supreme story begins with the World’s best waves, wakes and ride, but that is only the beginning. A Supreme boat is much more than World Championship performance. We are the only Affordable Premium Brand that resonate with water sports and boating enthusiasts, ranging from performance to functionality to quiet to details to relationships. The proof of Supreme Boats perfect ride is on the water with the 2018 S202, S224, S211, S238, S21, S226 supremetowboats.com
About Correct Craft: Celebrating 93 years of excellence in the marine industry, Correct Craft is a Florida-based company with global operations. The Correct Craft family includes Nautique, Centurion, Supreme, Bass Cat, Yar-Craft, SeaArk, and Bryant boat companies, Pleasurecraft Engine Group, and Aktion Parks. For more information please visit www.correctcraft.com