Samson appointed Joe Mazzacano vice president of sales and marketing, to be effective January 1, 2013. In his new role, Mazzacano will leverage his strong knowledge of Samson’s strategy, markets, products, and customers to help foster company growth.
Mazzacano has been with Samson for 14 years as Vice President of Finance; a role that has included responsibility for Samson’s marketing department. As a member of the executive team, Mazzacano has been instrumental in successfully developing and executing the strategy of becoming the world-wide leader in high performance synthetic rope. Samson has experienced rapid growth and Mazzacano’s knowledge of Samson’s worldwide distribution network, end users, and market trends provide a solid foundation for this new role. Coupled with his understanding of the operations side of the business and strong leadership skills, Mazzacano is positioned to lead Samson’s growth over the coming years.
“I am excited to have filled this key position for Samson,” said Tony Bon, president. “Joe’s depth of experience in marketing and finance combined with his strong knowledge and leadership as a long-time member of our executive team will enable him to lead the organization in achieving its next phase of growth and business development. He has extensive experience working with our sales team and customers, and his direct responsibility over our marketing team has provided him with the foundation to ensure a successful transition to his new role.”
Mazzacano will have responsibility for Samson’s sales team that includes support locations throughout the US, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Australia.