Jim Bassi named Strategic Sales Director for Western US at Vortex

Jim Bassi has been appointed Strategic Sales Director for Western US at leading aquatic attractions company, Vortex.

Vortex J BassiJim Bassi was formerly Director of Sales for Kompan. There, he leveraged strategic insight to drive sales and ensure customer satisfaction. He brings extensive experience in strategic sales to both the public and private markets, particularly in the field of commercial recreational equipment.

In his newly created position based out of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, Bassi will lead strategic sales initiatives in Western US States. He will be responsible for driving market penetration and securing Vortex International’s leadership position in the market.

Vortex International President Stephen Hamelin said, “As market leader, Vortex relies on strong talents such as Jim Bassi to support our growth and customer base. We share a track record of excellence, as well as a commitment to innovation and fun. I have no doubt that Jim will solidify our market presence in the Western United States moving forward and be a significant asset for Vortex International.”

With installations at more than 7,000 locations around the world in public, commercial and entertainment settings, Vortex is a world leader in aquatics solutions.

Vortex recently partnered with China’s Wanda Group for a second time to supply equipment for the waterpark component of Chongqing Wanda Cultural Tourism City.

Vortex has been awarded the Most Valuable Product 2018 for their PrecisionRides™ series. The company launched the new slide series at the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017 (IAE).  The new slide series is engineered for superior performance and manufactured using state-of-the-art technology, to give the guest the ultimate waterslide experience with unmatched smooth and comfortable rides.