Watkins Manufacturing promotes Mike Dunn
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, September 8, 2010
Watkins Manufacturing, the maker of Hot Spring Spas and Caldera Spas, has promoted Mike Dunn to the newly created position of executive vice president.
In his new role, Dunn will maintain his responsibility over the company's North American sales and marketing efforts.
"In addition, Mike will assist me in the very important function of strategic planning," Watkins' President Steve Hammock said. "Mike has been an exceptional leader and teammate and a tireless worker on our behalf. He's been a key driver in our success over the years; Mike's significant intellectual capabilities will be invaluable in strategy formulation." Dunn's promotion to Executive Vice President is effective immediately. The company is conducting an executive search to fill the position of vice president of sales and marketing.
Dunn joined Watkins as national sales manager in 1993, and was promoted to vice president of sales and marketing in 1996. He previously held positions with Hayward Pool Products, and has 33 years working in the industry. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.
Established in 1977, Vista, Calif.-based Watkins Manufacturing Corp. is the manufacturer of Hot Spring Spas and Caldera Spas. Watkins' worldwide dealer network of more than 950 sales and service centers is in all 50 states, Canada and more than 60 other countries. Watkins is a division of Masco Corporation, a Fortune 500 company whose quality products include Delta faucets, KraftMaid cabinets and Behr paints.