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Waterparks: Neptune-Benson Welcomes new Vice President-International Business Development.


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Neptune-Benson, Inc., leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Turner as Vice President International Business Development.  Mr. Turner has more than 27 years of experience in the entertainment and attractions industry. 

“We are thrilled to have Michael join our team and head up our international business” said Mr. Barry Gertz, President Neptune-Benson.  “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.  He spent 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.  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.

Michael attended University of South Florida and is married to Franceen Gonzales and they enjoy being able to work together in the attraction industry. 

About Neptune-Benson, Inc.

Leading manufacturer of aquatic filtration systems for aquatic centers, waterparks and aquatic life support. Featuring the award-winning Defender® Regenerative Media Filter; steel & fiberglass sand filter systems; AEGIS anti-entrapment shield; fiberglass movable bulkheads; Dominion butterfly valves; Guardian strainers and other accessory products. Creating the World of Aquatopia™ since 1956. For more information visit

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