POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Feb. 3, 2009 – Dometic Group, the world-leading provider of leisure products for the caravan, motor home, automotive, truck and marine markets recently announced a new global company re-organisation designed to strengthen its position as a premier supplier of OEM and aftermarket products and services. The re-organisation will be finalised by March 2009.
The Dometic Group will be divided into distinct divisions, each specific to one market and headed by a team of knowledgeable and experienced professionals. The new structure will give Dometic an improved customer focus in all segments of its global business. In addition, Dometic has appointed twelve regional managers responsible for all business activities within twelve regional territories - Nordic, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Asia/Australia, Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, Benelux and America.
Among the new global divisions is Dometic Marine, headed by Frank Marciano, formerly President of Dometic Environmental Corporation and a 20 year veteran of the marine business. The new division solidifies Dometic's global marine trading activities under one focused team. Frank Marciano and his team have the task of coordinating all global marine business activities, while looking for synergies within the Dometic Group to better serve Dometic's customer base. Members of Marciano's management team include Ed McKiernan, Ned Trigg, Robert Sagulin, Charlie Barefoot, James Kerrigan, Ken Taranto, Doug Curtis and Roberto Bonomi.
On the announcement of his forthcoming new position, Marciano commented, 'As a company, Dometic has an excellent portfolio of prestige brands, dedicated customer service and highly professional technical support. With the creation of the Dometic Marine division we will be looking to bring more of these products and services to customers all over the world.'
'I am hugely excited to be taking on the role of President of Dometic Marine and look forward to developing programs and activities to better support our valued OEM and aftermarket businesses in all regions. I also consider myself fortunate to have such a talented, knowledgeable and committed team supporting this new effort.'
From its headquarters in Pompano Beach, Florida; Dometic Marine will oversee sales, marketing and new product planning of the entire range of marine products which include marine air-conditioning systems, sanitation systems, refrigerators, stoves and other Dometic products. Their prestigious brands include, Condaria, Cruisair, Grunert, Marine Air, SeaLand, Sentry, SMEV and WAECO as well as the Dometic brand.
Dometic has also formed a new global technology division, Leisure Tech, to focus internally on innovation, quality and productivity. This group will bring together the best of Dometic's global engineering, manufacturing and logistics expertise to provide better products and services for its customers.
For more information, contact:
+1 954 633 3110
Georgina Bartlett or Louise Bennett
+44 (0) 1202 669244
About Dometic Marine:
Dometic Marine, an ISO 9001:2000 business unit of Dometic Group, is a world leader in air conditioning and refrigeration technology for marine, vehicular and other applications. The company’s products are marketed under the Dometic, Cruisair, Marine Air Systems, Grunert and Sentry brand names, with a heritage dating back over 45 years. Corporate headquarters and operations are in Pompano Beach, Fla., with operations also in Richmond, Va. Service facilities with factory-trained employees are located throughout the world.