New staffer brings different industry experience to HQ staff


SDI/TDI/ERDI is pleased to announce the hiring of Cris Merz in our Sales and Marketing department. Due to the substantial growth SDI/TDI/ERDI has seen in the recent months, it was with great pleasure the World HQ had to once again expand its staff to assist with the increased growth.

Cris will be the liaison between International Training’s management group and the organization’s North American sales team. He will also spearhead the implementation of promotional and marketing initiatives for new products and services to SDI, TDI and ERDI customers in North American and the Caribbean, and take over responsibilities for day-to-day advertising sales and special events for the fastest growing new publication, Diving Adventure Magazine.

“Cris has been an active and responsible instructor-trainer for International Training for many years,” said David Burroughs, VP of Sales and Marketing. “He knows the workings of our organization and has a varied and in depth experience of the industry because of his years working as a member of the Aggressor Fleet in Galapagos.”

Burroughs concluded by explaining: “Cris speaks fluent Spanish and German in addition to English and is a welcome presence at our head office in Maine. He is a great addition to a team dedicated to bringing the very best products and customer service to our members world-wide.”

For more information about SDI/TDI/ERDI visit, email or call 207 729-4201. To contact Cris Merz email