Jim Johnston Appointed VP of Sales & Marketing
Independence, Oregon, USA— March 15, 2021—Marquis Corp. is pleased to announce the expanded role of Vice President Jim Johnston. Formerly VP of Marketing, Johnston has been appointed VP of Sales and Marketing. He now oversees global sales and marketing of Marquis® hot tubs, Aquatic Training Vessels™ swim spas, Environments™ spa surrounds, and related products.
Prior to joining Marquis Corp. in 2007, Johnston was a 35-year veteran of the sports, outdoors and lifestyle industries. He holds degrees in Management and Asian Business, with over four decades in product and brand development, sales management, and executive leadership.
“As an employee-owned company, we highly value Jim’s wealth of expertise,” said Sam Collins, President and Chief Operating Officer at Marquis Corp. “He deeply understands our business, our people, and the uniqueness of our products in the marketplace,” Collins added.
Johnston is embracing his expanded responsibilities. “It’s fair to say I’ve been around the block a few times,” said Johnston. “But I’m proud to oversee such an experienced group of sales and marketing professionals, most of whom are spa industry veterans. My team looks forward to helping spa retailers and consumers around the globe to better understand the Marquis Difference.”
Marquis Corp. is an employee-owned company founded in 1980 in Independence, Oregon. Its products are sold through a global network of independent retailers in North America, the United Kingdom and Europe. For more information, visit www.marquisspas.com.