GMT Composites names Director of Sales and Marketing

GMT Composites names Jonathan Craig Director of Sales and Marketing.

Jonathan Craig brings extensive sales and marketing experience to GMT’s 26 years of success as a top composites manufacturer.

Bristol, R.I. USA; October 18, 2011 - GMT Composites Inc., a recognized leader since 1984 in advanced composite manufacturing for the marine, medical, and industrial markets, has named Jonathan Craig as its new Director of Sales and Marketing.

Jonathan, with over a decade of experience in composites with Fiberspar Inc, will look to grow GMT’s existing marine business, increase brand awareness with new marketing initiatives, and expand GMT’s success in industrial applications.

David Schwartz, President of GMT Composites, “Of course our goals are to increase business, both in our core marine and industrial categories, and find new areas of opportunity, but we place a premium on our high standards of quality, customer service, and customization. Jonathan’s sales and marketing experience are a great benefit to achieving our goals. He has a deep interest and experience in the marine category and has developed multiple sales channels, but he also has the dedicated focus on the customer that will make him an important part of our team”.

Jonathan commented, “It’s a privilege to join a team like GMT. David Schwartz is the hands-on owner and chief engineer. The entire staff knows the product since they have all been at GMT for between 10 and 23 years. GMT is well positioned with its diversified product offerings, custom abilities, and attention to individual service. I look forward to working with our existing customers, and expanding GMT’s growing list of marine, industrial, and defense customers”.

Before joining GMT Composites, Jonathan was director of sales for Fiberspar, Inc, where he over-saw OEM relations and managed international sales. He was later director of sales of BIC Sport’s North American division, where he added new product categories and increased marine sales. Most recently he was VP of sales for Gomotion Inc, where he developed multi-level sales channels in the outdoor category.

A graduate of Emory University, Jonathan and his wife live with their two children in Mattapoisett, MA. A life-long boater, he grew up sailing on Buzzards Bay, and enjoys being on the water whether under sail or power.