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Märklin hires new general manager

Published: January 2, 2013
Märklin Inc. announced Jan. 2 the hiring of Eric Broyles to the position of general manager.

Broyles comes to Märklin after spending seven years driving the growth of Melissa & Doug LLC in the position of national sales manager. He began his sales career at Icon International helping Fortune 500 companies trade their excess inventory for local and national advertising. Broyles then used his skilled sales insight to embark on a software and technology sales career with great success at ARC, TouchPaper Corp. and Enamics. 

In his new position with Märklin, Broyles will use his extensive sales experience to drive growth for Märklin, Trix and LGB products, in partnership with Wm. K. Walthers Inc., Märklin’s exclusive distributor in North America. He will also provide operational leadership for Märklin and will be responsible for development of sales and marketing initiatives and dealer development.

Broyles is based in Connecticut, and can be reached on his cell phone at (203) 243-2963 and by email at