Propspeed appoints new vice president of sales

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Underwater coatings specialist, Propspeed has appointed Chris Myers as vice president of sales Americas. In his new position, Myers is responsible for directing the company’s sales efforts across the Americas, as well as growing and supporting its network of partner boatyards, marinas, applicators, and distributors.

“I am so excited to have joined the Propspeed team,” says Myers. “This team is driven by a passion for above-and-beyond customer service, protecting the environment, leading the industry into the future by example, and maintaining a commitment to product excellence that is rare in the industry. This passion matches my own and I am so fortunate to have this opportunity. I am looking forward to helping drive the company forward, as well as working with our existing partners and developing new relationships for the brand.”

Myers has worked in the marine industry for nearly two decades, holding positions in sales and finance for various companies which include Seakeeper, Galati Yachts, Lumishore and MarineMax.

“Myers’ professional background and love for the marine industry, combined with the high-performance line of products that Propspeed has to offer, is a match made in maritime heaven,” comments Chris Baird, CEO, Propspeed. “We have strong growth aspirations for the Americas region and the team is confident that Myers will take it to the next level. The company has some very exciting projects we are planning to announce at METSTRADE, and he will be leading the charge in this vital market.”

This announcement follows Propspeed’s expansions earlier in the year in Europe and the mid-Atlantic.

Propspeed develops high-performance products designed to make marine craft more efficient and economical to run and maintain, whilst doing the least harm to humans and the marine environment.

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