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Neptune-Benson Welcomes new Vice President-International Business Development

Neptune-Benson Welcomes new Vice President-International Business Development
February 19, 2011

US-based Neptune-Benson, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, has announced the appointment of Michael Turner as Vice President International Business Development.

Neptune-Benson President Barry Gertz explained "we are thrilled to have Michael join our team and head up our international business.

"Michael has extensive knowledge of the international attraction business and has a proven track record in building strong relationships in all markets."

Turner will oversee all aspects of the company's international business operations. His responsibilities will include working to ensure implementation of corporate strategy, extending current market partnerships and defining new markets to enter.

Turner has more than 27 years of experience in the entertainment and attractions industry, spending the last 14 years at Gateway Ticketing Systems, the world leader in revenue management systems, where he built an international network of sales and support offices. At Gateway, Mike was a frequent visitor to Australia.

Before that, he founded of Lasergate Systems, the innovator of electronic ticketing and access control for the attractions industry. He was instrumental in the company's public offering.

Since 1956, Neptune-Benson has consistently engineered and manufactured the finest filtration equipment, recirculation systems and aquatic accessories for aquatic facilities, waterparks, aquaria and zoos around the world.

Neptune-Benson are currently installing state of the art filtration systems at the soon-to-be-completed South Australian State Aquatic Centre.

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