California Sports Surfaces Announces New Senior Leadership
ANDOVER, Mass – September 22, 2017 – The California Sports Surfaces (CSS) brand, as part of ICP Construction (ICP), today announces the appointments of Steve Lock as global vice president; John Graham as leader, strategic accounts and global relationships; and Malcolm Parkes as managing director, Australia California Sports Surfaces. CSS is the leading supplier of such prestigious sports surfacing solutions as DecoTurf, Plexicushion Prestige, Rebound Ace, Premier Sports Coatings, Premier Court and Plexitrac. These world-renowned product lines supply the US Open, the Australian Open and other distinguished sporting events.
Steve Lock has assumed the role of global vice president, responsible for managing the US and global sales and marketing teams for California Sport Surfaces. He was previously the leader for California Sports Surfaces in Australia and the Asia/Pacific region, and will be relocating to ICP global headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Lock has 20 years of experience with Tennis Australia, where he managed different facets of business, advanced the sport of tennis and built its brand in Australia and the Asia Pacific region. Lock has an MBA in sports management from the Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia.
John Graham will assume the role of leader, strategic accounts and global relationships. Graham has more than 30 years of experience in managing and developing key relationships within the field of tennis. His vast network will continue to strengthen the position of the strong brands of the CSS business.
Malcolm Parkes has assumed the role of managing director, Australia for California Sports Surfaces. He was previously the CSS business manager for North Australia. Parkes has been involved in the international sports construction industry for 40 years, with 16 years of sales experience in Australia.
“With this new leadership team in place, we look forward to taking the CSS business to the next stage of growth and profitability, by continuing our investments in the business, globalizing our footprint and building on our strong brand presence,” said Zain Mahmood, division president, ICP Construction.
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