We are pleased to announce that Emma Hewitt has been promoted to the position of Sales Manager for PADI Asia Pacific. Emma has worked in the diving industry, previously as a dive store manager, before joining PADI at the beginning of 2012. Emma will leave her present position of Regional Manager for Indonesia and East Timor later this month, and will be based in the Sydney office.
As a result, Assar Manuswin has been appointed as Emma’s replacement as Regional Manager. Assar has over 12 years experience in the diving industry, and has been a PADI Course Director since 2007. Assar brings with him a wealth of experience in dive resort management and marketing, particularly using social media.
Mark Spiers, Director, Sales & Field Services at PADI Asia Pacific said “Emma’s promotion to her new role, will be beneficial for PADI Members throughout Asia Pacific. While it is always difficult to replace a Regional Manager, especially someone as enthusiastic and successful as Emma, in Assar we have someone with a wealth of experience in the industry. This experience, as both an educator and manager, will be provide huge benefits for our Members in Region 29.