Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands of marine electronics, has hired Scott Nagel to serve as territory sales manager for the southwest US.

Based in Mission Viejo, California, Nagel’s territory will cover the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Hawaii.

“We are very excited to bring in an experienced professional to fill this important position,” says Navico CEO Leif Ottosson in a statement. “We believe we have found a great fit with Scott and are looking forward to applying his expertise and focus to manage our interests in this vital region.”

Nagel has worked in the industry for many years as an independent sales representative for leading brands such as Daiwa, Rapala, Flambeau, Penn, Beretta and Sig Sauer.