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  • Sam Thorpe
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    Barrus expands marine leisure team

    2019-11-22T10:51:00Z

    British marine engine and equipment distributor EP Barrus has appointed Sam Thorpe to the role of dealer auditor and boat technical support for its Marine Leisure Division.

  • Ron Bailey
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    Appointment at SmartPlug

    2019-11-15T12:17:00Z

    US-based shore power equipment manufacturer SmartPlug Systems has named Ron Bailey as its new global vice president of sales and marketing.

  • Setur Marinas
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    Management changes at Turkish marina operator

    2019-11-14T16:12:00Z

    Setur Marinas, Turkey’s leading marina operator with a portfolio of 10 facilities across the country, has made three executive appointments.

  • Lumishore
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    Lumishore appoints VP of sales

    2019-11-11T12:35:00Z

    LED lighting specialist Lumishore has hired Bob Hamilton to serve as its vice president of sales. In his new position, Hamilton will be responsible for driving sales efforts and increasing market penetration throughout the Americas.

  • Lumishore Alexandra Foineau
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    Lumishore hires global product manager

    2019-11-07T15:01:00Z

    Lumishore, manufacturer of high-performance marine LED lighting systems, has announced the appointment of Alexandra Foineau as senior product manager for its underwater lighting and newly launched LUX Lighting Collection worldwide.

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    UK yard appoints refit sales manager

    2019-11-07T12:20:00Z

    Fox’s Marina Boatyard in the UK has appointed Roger Goldsmith to the newly created role of refit sales manager.

  • Beckson Mark Hanrahan
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    Beckson Marine expands OEM sales team

    2019-11-04T16:28:00Z

    Beckson Marine, a US supplier of marine equipment and accessories to boatbuilders and the aftermarket, has added Mark Hanrahan to its OEM sales team. Steve Anschutz, Beckson Marine president, made the announcement last week.

  • Martin Bjuve and Ron Huibers
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    Volvo Penta Americas president to retire

    2019-10-31T15:20:00Z

    Volvo Penta Americas president Ron Huibers has announced that he will retire, effective January 1, 2020.

  • Mastercraft CEO Terry McNew
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    Executive leadership changes at MasterCraft

    2019-10-31T11:19:00Z

    Tennessee-based MasterCraft Boat Holdings Inc announced today that Terry McNew has stepped down as president and CEO in order to pursue another opportunity outside of the leisure boating industry.

  • Olaf
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    Obituary: Olaf Theodore Harken

    2019-10-22T15:58:00Z

    Olaf Harken, co-founder of US deck hardware manufacturer Harken Inc, passed away yesterday in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. He was 80.

  • Suzie Miron and Bill Reilich
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    IJC appoints two new members to Lake Ontario-St Lawrence River management board

    2019-10-22T09:12:00Z

    Bi-national agency regulating Great Lakes water levels adds two new board members to secure broader input toward policy decisions

  • Sebastien Bernard
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    C&N Asia expands sales team

    2019-10-17T15:16:00Z

    Camper Nicholsons Asia has announced Sebastien Bernard has joined the Phuket office as a sales broker.

  • Anytec CEO Thomas Jansson
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    Anytec Boats appoints CEO

    2019-10-15T09:23:00Z

    Thomas Jansson has been appointed CEO of Sweden’s Anytec Boats, which includes the Anytec and Ockelbo brands.

  • Berthon Spain, Mike Barnes
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    Berthon Spain hires Guardiennage captain

    2019-10-09T09:51:00Z

    Mike Barnes has joined Berthon Spain in Palma to head up the company’s Guardiennage services. Barnes joins the company from Oyster Yachts, where he has spent the last four years in a similar role.

  • Jamie Schnur hz
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    Appointment at Lippert Components Inc

    2019-10-07T14:47:00Z

    Elkhart, Indiana-based parts and components manufacturer Lippert Components Inc (LCI) announced Friday that it has promoted Jamie Schnur to group president – aftermarket.

  • Bill Richardson
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    Obituary: Bill Richardson

    2019-10-04T10:18:00Z

    Thos Nelson Yacht Agency founder passes away

  • Baglietto CEO Michele Gavino
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    Baglietto CEO joins SYBAss board

    2019-10-03T14:42:00Z

    Michele Gavino, CEO of Italian superyacht builder Baglietto, was elected to the board of the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) during its annual general assembly last month. The event was held at the Yacht Club de Monaco on the eve of the Monaco Yacht Show.

  • Simon-Hull-Zhik-NZ
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    NZ marine distributor joins Zhik’s global board

    2019-10-03T12:53:00Z

    Simon Hull, managing director of Zhik’s New Zealand distributorship, is stepping up to a strategic position on the board of Zhik’s global business. The Australia-based technical apparel producer describes the move as a change of focus for Hull, who will further grow and drive the NZ market as well as ...

  • Frank Hugelmeyer
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    Hugelmeyer takes NMMA helm

    2019-10-02T06:35:00Z

    In his first official act on his first official day on the job, the new president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) introduced himself to the marine community during the industry breakfast opening the 2019 International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition Conference (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida this week.

  • Correct Craft Bill Yeargin
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    Correct Craft CEO to chair recreation advisory panel

    2019-09-26T12:40:00Z

    Bill Yeargin will serve on the US Interior Department’s Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee