Huntsville, AL – January 27, 2021 – T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, announces that it has selected Chris Drahman for the position of National Sales and Marketing Manager. In this role, Chris will put his considerable experience to work in meeting the needs of T-H Marine's customers, identifying business development opportunities, leading T-H Marine's sales strategies, and growing the company's brand. He will work alongside T-H Marine's veteran VP of Sales and Marketing, Greg Buie.
“I've had the pleasure of knowing T-H Marine and many members of their team for more than 20 years and it’s truly an honor to join them,” Chris Drahman said. “Few companies can compare when it comes to innovative product development, dedication to taking care of their customers, and having a game plan and a desire to continue their robust growth. They made joining an easy decision and I look forward to contributing for many years to come.”
Before his recent work in the world of marine components, Chris had over 14 years working for T-H Marine's OEM and distributor sales reps at William F. Miller & Associates. Now, as T-H Marine's National Sales and Marketing Manager, Chris will be leveraging his sales and sales leadership experience, his work history in the marine industry, and his strong ability to drive new business development and expansions into new markets.
“We are pleased to welcome Chris Drahman to the team!” T-H Marine President and CEO, Jeff Huntley said. “We have known Chris for many years and he is exactly what you expect from a true sales professional — a great fit with our boating-centric culture and our aggressive business attitude. With over 25 years of sales roles in the industry, he brings a lot of knowledge, experience, and relationships to the table.
"T-H Marine is building our next generation of executive-level leaders and Chris is a big part of that plan coming into place. We are very excited about the future as we continue to outpace industry growth and we are proud to have Chris’ horsepower to help push that dynamic growth, both organically and through acquisitions.”
Imbued by T-H Marine's commitment to supplying boaters with the gear they need, from TRANSOM TO TROLLING MOTOR®, Chris will work to ensure that the brand thrives across its various sales channels. With his experience in the marine industry, his long-standing familiarity with T-H Marine, and his love of the water, Chris brings a solid foundation to his new role.
“T-H Marine has always had a motto that 'Fridays are for Fishing', fostering an appreciation for why the company exists,” Chris added. “Especially as it is interwoven with a love of being outdoors and my own passion for saltwater fishing, I look forward to reinforcing T-H Marine's ability to put current products to the test, produce ideas for new products, and make the boating and fishing experience even better for everyone."
Now including more products for an even wider variety of boats, check out the full range of T-H Marine's growing product line at thmarine.com/products. For tips about T-H Marine products, company news, and more, including information to improve your boating and fishing experience, follow T-H Marine Supplies (@thmarineteam) on social media.