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Märklin hires Gibson as new LGB brand manager

Published: March 21, 2012

Märklin Inc. has appointed Ron Gibson to the new position of LGB brand manager.

Gibson comes to Märklin after spending three years as an LGB sales specialist with Märklin’s exclusive distributor, Wm. K. Walthers Inc. He has held positions at United Model Distributors, California Hobby, LGB of America and Roll Models. A past president of the Large Scale Manufacturers Association, Ron is driven to grow the large scale hobby.

Gibson will visit retailers to provide merchandising and sales support, conduct hands-on product training, demonstrate LGB at shows, provide technical assistance, and continue working closely with Walthers to bring the LGB brand to the marketplace. In addition, he will advise Märklin’s product development staff in Germany on LGB new product selection, and growth strategies for the North American market.