HEAD/MARES/SSI is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Burns as the new Northeast District Sales Manager for MARES, SSI, and HEAD WATERSPORTS, effective September 15, 2019.
Tom joins our organization with an extensive background in IT technology, diver training, and sales. Tom’s background includes manufacturing, service, marketing and sales in the IT infrastructure industry where he owned his own business for over 17 years. In addition, Tom is an SSI Instructor Trainer with over 14 years of experience teaching scuba.
“Tom’s sales, diver training and business experience will be an asset to our dealers,” said, Steve Lamphear, General Manager, Vice President Mares Diving. “We are excited to welcome Tom to our sales team and look forward to the continued growth of Mares, SSI, and HEAD Watersports brands in the Northeast territory.”
“Mares offers a complete product line that benefits many of us that dive in the Northeast. With quality, performance and great pricing, I believe we have a winning combination that offers something for every dealer,” said Tom Burns.
“SSI is one of the hottest companies in diving and leads the industry in diver education and innovation, says Tom Burns.” High quality digital training materials which can be accessed anytime, anywhere, makes diver training easily accessible to everyone. I am excited to represent a diver training agency committed to the future growth of the sport.”
“We are very excited to have Tom on our team. He brings a tremendous amount of teaching and diving experience to our dealers. With his background in teaching SSI and the IT world, his experience makes him uniquely qualified to continue to provide excellent customer service to our dealers in the Northeast.” said, Jeff Saenger, SSI USA Director of Sales.
Tom will be responsible for sales in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Delaware, Connecticut, DC, and Maryland.
We would like everyone to welcome Tom to the MARES / SSI family!