Ron Bailey assumes new responsibilities as global VP of sales and marketing

Ron Bailey

Marine industry veteran Ron Bailey joins SmartPlug systems as its new global VP of sales and marketing

US-based shore power equipment manufacturer SmartPlug Systems has named Ron Bailey as its new global vice president of sales and marketing.

Bailey will succeed Terry Gilliland, who remains with the company in a transitional role while preparing for retirement in early 2020.

Bailey is a marine industry veteran with considerable experience in international sales and marketing through former roles as vice president of global marine sales and marketing at Dometic, and as president of Turning Point Propellers. He also serves on the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) board of directors and the Marine Accessories and Components Division (MACD).

“Ron has demonstrated leadership, vision and success throughout his career,” says SmartPlug CEO, Tony Barber. “He has a deep knowledge of our core markets and customers, and the ability to transform that insight into actionable results.”

SmartPlug Systems designs and manufactures a wide range of shore power plugs, inlets, cord sets and adapters with Canadian CSA, Europe CE, Intertek ETL and US ETL certifications.