Bullfrog International hires new director of US sales
Cecile Corral -- Casual Living, May 7, 2012
Bullfrog International, LC announced the recent hire of Jim Sueppel to the position of Director of US Sales.
Sueppel, an industry veteran formerly of Jacuzzi Hot Tubs and Sundance Spas, will assume responsibility for sales strategy, team leadership, and training in the United States and will personally oversee a region that includes Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and the eastern portions of North and South Dakota.
Sueppel's experience includes close to 25 years in the pool and spa industry. Prior to his roles in sales for major manufacturers he spent 15 years as a pool and hot tub retailer and in construction of gunite pools and spas. Sueppel is specifically skilled at sales forecasting, sales management strategy and plan implementation and his experience in retailing uniquely positions him to effectively oversee Bullfrog's dealer training programs.
Bullfrog Spas CEO, Jerry Pasley, said, "Jim is a great addition to the Bullfrog Spas Sales Team and we're excited to get him. He understands the industry from all angles and knows exactly what it takes to be successful personally and as a company."
Sueppel expressed his passion for Bullfrog Spas, making the decision to come to Bullfrog based on "the innovation and quality of the product, company culture, and the way Bullfrog treats its dealers and employees."