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  • Pietro Schiaffonati, OEM sales manager at Osculati
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    Osculati expands sales team

    2019-02-21T11:51:00Z

    Italian marine accessories firm Osculati has expanded its sales team with the addition of Pietro Schiaffonati as OEM sales manager.

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    IBI expands presence in Scandinavia with key appointment

    2019-02-20T12:30:00Z

    IBI is expanding its representation in Scandinavia following the appointment of Henrik Salén, who joins as the team sales representative for Sweden and Norway.

  • L&B’s Silke Sigley and Grant Matthew
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    L&B hires electrical product manager

    2019-02-20T09:47:00Z

    New Zealand-based marine distributor Lusty Blundell (L B) has chosen Silke Sigley to lead the company’s fast-growing electrical division in the role of electrical product manager. An experienced project manager, ocean-crossing sailor and America’s Cup sailmaker, Sigley joins the team with immediate effect.

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    Bavaria appoints new CEO and makes other key appointments

    2019-02-19T14:39:00Z

    Following his three-month tenure as managing director for sales and marketing, Michael Müller is now taking on an additional role: He has been appointed as the new chief executive officer (CEO) and is responsible for the activities of the entire group, including Bavaria Yachtbau GmbH in Germany and Nautitech Catamarans ...

  • Simon Pic
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    Simon Owen to join Boating Communications Ltd

    2019-02-19T12:42:00Z

    Owen joins team at IBI , while Nick Hopkinson takes on chairman role

  • Bill Longacre, VP of aftermarket sales at SeaStar
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    SeaStar names VP of aftermarket sales

    2019-02-19T10:42:00Z

    Bill Longacre has been named vice president of aftermarket sales at SeaStar Solutions, now part of the Dometic Group.

  • Dennis de Roos, commercial director of Fairline Yachts-crop2
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    Fairline Yachts appoints commercial director

    2019-02-18T12:13:00Z

    The UK’s Fairline Yachts has named Dennis de Roos as the group’s new commercial director. As well as managing the Fairline Yachts design, sales and marketing teams, de Roos will be responsible for overseeing the dealer network.

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    John Thommen wins NMMA Freedman Award

    2019-02-18T09:26:00Z

    John Thommen, founder and CEO of Ocean Marketing Inc, is the recipient of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) 2019 Alan J Freedman Memorial Leadership Award, presented last Friday during the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS).

  • Joe Ueberroth
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    New Bellingham Marine CEO

    2019-02-13T11:17:00Z

    US marina construction company Bellingham Marine has announced that owner and chairman Joe Ueberroth will succeed outgoing president and CEO Everett Babbitt when he retires at the end of this year.

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    Dutch America’s Cup entry names MD

    2019-02-08T15:20:00Z

    Eelco Blok, a former CEO of Dutch telecoms provider KPN, has been named managing director of DutchSail, the company behind the Dutch challenger in the 36th America’s Cup in 2021.