Samson Ocean Systems Names John Williamson Regional Manager
John Y. Williamson has been named regional manager for Samson Ocean Systems, Inc., according to a recent announcement by Jerry Jones, president.
Mr. Williamson will be responsible for the sale of Samson rope systems and mooring systems for the heavy marine and industrial and the offshore markets. His territory will include the Southeastern United States, the Caribbean, Mexico, and South America.
He will be based at the Houston, Texas, office of Samson Ocean Systems, Inc. William Lindsey continues as regional manager in the Southeast, specializing in Samson braided rope products for the utility, commercial fishing, and heavy marine and industrial markets. Mr. Williamson attended the University of Houston, Texas, where he majored in petroleumgeological engineering. A student of naval architecture, he has designed several large sailboats. He also won the Texas ocean-racing series in 1968. Prior to his starting with Samson, Mr. Williamson was self-employed as a commercial photographer.