People News & Moves

  • BlueWater Chairs

    BlueWater Chairs appoints new president


    Marine seating specialist BlueWater Chairs has named Joe Schwab as its new president. Schwab will be responsible for expanding BlueWater’s growth and success as one of the largest and longest-operating US-based manufacturers of fighting chairs, rocket launchers, helm seats and custom high-end furniture for fishing, cruising and mega yachts.

  • Chris Hill Marine Components International (MCI) operations  manager

    New operations manager at Marine Components International


    Christopher Hill has joined the UK’s Marine Components International (MCI) as operations manager.

  • Catana

    Catana expands sales team


    French multihull builder the Catana has hired Matija Klemenc as the group’s new regional sales manager for Central European markets and charter clients.

  • PCT_SGBM_PdL and MB Handshake

    Suzuki GB appoints national sales manager


    Suzuki GB has promoted Mark Beeley to the position of national sales manager for its Marine division.

  • Ronstan

    Obituary: Ron Allatt


    Ron Allatt, co-founder of Australian deck hardware manufacturer Ronstan, passed away peacefully last week with his wife Jan at his side. He was 89.

  • Fred Kolacki, CPS Distributors

    CPS Distributors expands sales team


    US-based marine audio equipment distributor CPS Distributors Inc has named Fred Kolacki as its new southeast regional sales manager. Located in Kansas City, Missouri, CPS Distributors is the exclusive marine distributor for JVC, Kicker, Memphis and its own CPS brand.

  • Matt Dayman

    EP Barrus expands Marine Leisure Division


    EP Barrus Ltd, the UK-based engine importer and distributor, has appointed Matt Dayman to the newly created role of application and technical support engineer for the Marine Leisure Division.

  • Marco Segato, CEO of Sanlorenzo Americas

    Sanlorenzo Americas names new CEO


    Marco Segato has been appointed CEO of Sanlorenzo Americas, the division that has aided in the Italian superyacht-builder’s expansion in North, Central and South America for the last 10 years.

  • Cox CXO300 diesel outboard

    Cox Powertrain expands technical leadership team


    Cox Powertrain in the UK has announced new management appointments to further strengthen its technical leadership team ahead of production of the new CXO300 diesel outboard, which is set to commence this year.

  • Cobalt Boats president Paxson St Clair will move to a part-time role focused on dealer development and sales strategy

    Management changes at Malibu


    Tennessee-based Malibu Boats Inc announced a number of executive management changes on Thursday in the wake of news that Paxson St Clair will step down from his role as president of the company’s Cobalt Boats brand in order to spend more time with family.