Haviland Pool & Spa Products — makers of eight pool and spa chemical lines including ProTeam, Nature’s Care and Stain Drop — announced the hiring of Rick Rupert to the position of mid-Atlantic regional sales manager for the company. Rupert is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience in everything from chemical sales and service to distribution. Rupert will be responsible for managing Haviland’s mid-Atlantic distribution network as well as supplying product sales and service support for Haviland’s pool and spa chemical lines.
“We know the level of service Rick brings to the customer,” says David O’Brien, national sales manager at Haviland. “He works tirelessly to get in front of his customers to provide answers face to face. Our distributors know him well too. He’ll be a major asset for them.”