MARTIN HILL is a Business Development Professional with over thirty-five years of successful business experience in business development, marketing management, sales, sales management, commercial banking, and general business management. Prior to a current career in commercial banking,  the primary focus of this experience has been establishing dedicated distribution networks on behalf of international manufacturers and distributors. Martin’s past corporate management positions range from distribution company start ups through to regional manager western Canada for Briggs & Stratton, a fortune 500 company and the world’s largest producer of air-cooled gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment.

Past Industries Served

  • Building Trades
  • Business Services
  • Business Development Advisory Services
  • Construction
  • Construction Equipment
  • Equipment Distribution – Chainsaw, Commercial Turf Equipment, Construction Equipment. Engines, Landscape Equipment, Lawn & Garden Equipment, Golf Course Equipment & Supplies, Outdoor Power,Equipment, Propane Equipment, Rental Equipment
  • Equipment Manufacturing & Distribution – Chainsaw, Construction Equipment, Engines – Commercial and Consumer, Lawn & Garden Equipment, Outdoor Power Equipment, Solar Powered Lighting.
  • Financial Services – Commercial Banking, Wholesale Financing.
  • Marine Trades
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail Product Sales
  • Wholesale & Distribution

Professional Activities

  • Past Director (2002 – 2010) and Past President (2005 – 2007) of Sales and Marketing Executives of Victoria, smevictoria
  • Current Member of the Canadian Professional Sales Association.
  • Past Member, Light Industrial Mechanics Program Advisory Committee at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology for nine years
  • Past Director, Rental Association of Canada British Columbia Chapter for two years. Received the Volunteer of The Year Award in 1999.
  • Past Member, Stens Corporation North America Distributor Congress.