Pristiva hires Jim Carlin as Northeast and Mid-Atlantic sales manager
Casual Living Staff -- Casual Living, January 6, 2011
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Pristiva Inc. has hired Jim Carlin as territory sales manager, responsible for sales of products to professional pool builders, retailers and select buying groups in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
"We are extremely pleased to have Jim Carlin join the Pristiva team," said Bob Harper, Pristiva general manager. "He brings 20 years of successful technical sales and service to pool professionals in the Northeast. His knowledge of the pool industry and specialty retail will be integral in helping pool dealers profitably participate in the continuing growth of salt water pools."
Carlin began his career in 1990 at BioLab, where he served as senior dealer development manager for its BioGuard Dealer Direct division. His responsibilities included sales, marketing, advertising and dealer training for territories including New Jersey, Long Island, eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland.
After leaving BioLab in 2002, Carlin held sales and sales management positions with a number of pool industry companies, including Merlin Industries, Hachik Distributors, Kafko Pool Products and Kenwood Pools.
Pristiva Inc. is an innovative company solely focused on the salt water pool market. It sets a new standard in salt water pool care by offering the only products specifically designed to comprehensively meet the unique challenges of salt water pools. Pristiva products are available only through professional pool channels. Pristiva Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Compass Minerals, one of the leading producers of salt and specialty minerals.