FEBRUARY 5, 2016—Marine propulsion specialist Schottel has opened a new sales office in the Quebec City, Quebec, area of Canada.
Schottel Canada, Inc. will immediately serve the sales needs of current and future Schottel customers in Canada and the New England and the Great Lakes areas of the United States.
Service and parts support will be coordinated through this office with parts and current service personnel being supplied by Schottel's Houma, LA, office, until service personnel are employed in Quebec.
The office will be headed by Sylvain Robitaille, Regional Sales Manager, who has 15 plus years of industry experience.
Mr. Robitaille has two technical degrees, one in electrodynamics and the other in instrumentation and automation. He has experience in installation, project management and operations as well marketing, business and design and has worked with worldwide shipyards, fleet operators, the Coast Guard and other government entities, as well as naval architects.
He can be contacted at email@example.com