Ullman Sails announces that sailmaking authority and champion sailor Larry Leonard has been named Manager of New Business and Product Development at Ullman Sails International, the licensing company of the Ullman Sails group. Larry’s depth of experience in sail technology and innovation, and sailmaking business development will be a huge asset to the quickly expanding international sailmaker.
“Larry is an excellent addition to our team”, said Ullman Sails President David Ullman. “I am looking forward to collaborating with him on how to best grow Ullman Sails. His insights about sailmaking, understanding of the industry, and integrity make him an exceptional match for Ullman Sails.”
Larry’s previous experiences as Founder of Quantum Sails, a part of the 1986 America’s Cup campaign, and as the designer of winning sets of America’s Cup and Whitbread campaigns make Larry a valuable addition to the Ullman Sails group. Larry is bringing his expertise and abilities to push Ullman Sails forward.
“I am very excited to be working with Jannie Reuvers again and long-time competitor Dave Ullman”, said Larry. “Together we share the same vision for Ullman Sails and look forward to growing the company and being a leader in the sport of sailing. Ullman Sails has a long history of competition and has been successful in all aspects of the business. I look forward to being a part of this team as we move forward taking care of our customers.”
The combination of Larry’s business skills and sailing abilities, as well as his respected reputation make Larry a great fit for helping Ullman Sails continue to not only grow the business, but also design and develop the best sails and sailing experience possible. Based in Annapolis, Larry will focus on growing the number of Ullman Sails locations, developing new products, working on special projects, and acting as a technical advisor for Ullman Sails.
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