Fred Kolacki appointed southeast regional sales manager
US-based marine audio equipment distributor CPS Distributors Inc has named Fred Kolacki as its new southeast regional sales manager. Located in Kansas City, Missouri, CPS Distributors is the exclusive marine distributor for JVC, Kicker, Memphis and its own CPS brand.
“Fred brings a wealth of marine experience and knowledge to CPS Distributors,” says Brandon Lang, CPS vice president. “In addition to being an asset to our existing team, his passion for boating and marine equipment makes him a great fit for CPS.”
As well as managing marine sales in the southeast, Kolacki will be responsible for the strategic development and launch of a new line of high-performance audio equipment for recreational boaters.
Kolacki has 25 years of experience in marine AC and DC electrical systems including manufacturing, product development, marketing and sales. Prior to joining CPS, he worked at Novatron Corp, a global manufacturer of custom instrument switch panels, control panels, AC/DC distribution panels, and electrical wiring harnesses.
Koacki also held the position of national sales manager at Charles Industries, a Chicago-based manufacturer of marine electrical components. He has served on the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) as a member of its technical committee, chairman of the educational committee, and served a term on the board of directors.