NPAA Member John Butts New Business Manager for Central & Eastern North America Region with WestWinn Sales Group

 May 27th, 2011 by OutdoorsFIRST 

Modified May 27th, 2011 at 12:00 AM

Effective May 24th, 2011, NPAA Member John Butts has been hired as Business Manager for Central & Eastern North America Region with WestWinn Sales Group.

John was with Fin-Tech Tackle Company, having served as the National Sales & Marketing Director since 2006.  John successfully developed and managed all dealer accounts in both Canada & the U.S and implemented numerous marketing campaigns and initiatives while achieving North American brand recognition.  He has also represented Brunswick Boat Group’s Crestliner Brand, as a member of their Fishing Team’s Elite Series Pro Staff for the past several years. 

Prior to his role with Fin-Tech, John managed a District Sales Team and was responsible for a sales territory with Wood Wyatt Inc, a leading supplier of Industrial cleaning supplies and chemicals.  Additionally, he owned and operated a Sporting Goods, bait and tackle store serving his regional local angling market in North Western Ontario. John has a strong passion for the fishing, boating and hunting industry and is currently President of the National Professional Anglers Association. He is an active community builder, earning recognition awards for his contributions to tourism growth.

John’s Primary role with WestWinn will be to manage and grow the dealer network and market share by executing strategic territory initiatives. John will provide the necessary support and will focus on sales/product training, market opportunities and developing business and marketing strategies. Based in the North Western Ontario area, John’s territory will cover Saskatchewan eastward including the Midwestern region of the United States.   

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