FarSounder, the world leader in 3D forward looking sonar technology, has announced the appointment of Capt. Ian Bowles, MNI as the company's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Bowles is a Master Mariner with 30 years' experience in the industry. He went to sea in 1978 with the UK Merchant Navy and rose to the rank of Master.
For the last 17 years, Bowles has held senior international sales and marketing roles with a number of major marine electronics manufacturers, including Raytheon Marine, Rutter Technologies and, most recently, Japan Radio Co Ltd. As vice president, Bowles will now assume overall responsibility for expanding the sales and distribution channels globally as well as lead the effort into new market areas. The announcement was made by Cheryl M. Zimmerman, FarSounder Chief Executive Officer, who stated, "Ian's sales and marketing ability make an excellent fit for this new position. His contribution to the FarSounder management team will help drive the company to the next level."