Robert ‘Brian’ Dufek, Shimano’s new Regional Sales Manager/Southeast Salt, shows off a nice scamp grouper caught in Florida waters. Along with his sales efforts for Shimano, he’s anxious to assist with industry efforts such as the ‘Keep Florida Fishing’ initiative where Shimano staff has taken an active role.
LADSON, S.C. -- With his efforts primarily with retail accounts focusing on tackle sales and service to saltwater anglers in the southeast, Robert ‘Brian’ Dufek has joined Shimano in a new regional sales manager role, announces Chris Brondell, assistant vice president/sales for Shimano North American Fishing, Inc.
“As Regional Sales Manager/Southeast Salt, Brian brings 25 years of sales experience and fishing advocacy involvement to Team Shimano,” said Brondell. “He’s well aware of the importance of the saltwater fishing market for Shimano, and we know he can contribute to our efforts and success within the territory right away.”
Dufek has held retail sales, manufacturer rep and regional management roles within the fishing tackle industry. He is active with the Coastal Conservation Association and the Northeast Florida Marlin Association. He’ll be based out of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.