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  • Irene Dros
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    METSTRADE show director steps down

    2020-02-18T11:34:00Z

    Having organised the most successful METSTRADE Show to date last November, Irene Dros is stepping down as director of METSTRADE at RAI Amsterdam in order to seek new challenges.

  • Dan Bloice-Smith - 1
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    Williams Jet Tenders makes key promotion

    2020-02-18T10:29:00Z

    Williams Jet Tenders in the UK has promoted long-serving team member Dan Bloice-Smith to the role of development director. In his new position, Bloice-Smith will oversee the development of all new products for Williams, as well as the ongoing evolution of the existing range.

  • Jonathan Timianko
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    Jonathan Timianko | PierShare

    2020-02-17T16:20:00Z

    Market Disrupter: US start-up PierShare is bringing the Airbnb concept to boat docks. An empty dock at the end of his parent’s new Floridian home got city worker Jonathan Timianko thinking there had to be a smart way of making the asset pay for dock owner and boater alike… ...

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    New manager for Turkish marina

    2020-02-12T09:12:00Z

    Ecmel Çakmak named marina manager for D-Marin’s Turgutreis Marina

  • Dometic Kevin Lench
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    Dometic UK Blind Systems names new MD

    2020-02-06T14:34:00Z

    Kevin Lench has over 25 years’ experience in senior leadership positions

  • YBDSA jane-gentry
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    YBDSA CEO to retire in May

    2020-02-05T06:15:00Z

    After some 40 years working in different parts of the UK’s marine leisure industry, Jane Gentry, the current CEO of the YBDSA (Yacht Brokers, Designers Surveyors Association) is retiring in May.

  • Bruno Thivoyon
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    Appointment at Beneteau

    2020-02-04T09:22:00Z

    Groupe Beneteau announced last week that the company has named Bruno Thivoyon as its new group chief financial officer (CFO).

  • Fairline David Tydeman
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    David Tydeman leaves Fairline having fulfilled remit

    2020-02-03T08:29:00Z

    Tydeman’s directorship at Fairline was terminated on January 14

  • Mark Boessler
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    Appointment at LCI

    2020-01-31T09:26:00Z

    US-based parts and equipment manufacturer Lippert Components Inc (LCI) has named Mark Boessler as its new senior vice president of aftermarket.

  • Inmarsat - Nick Moloney
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    Inmarsat names new Yachting Ambassador

    2020-01-29T11:18:00Z

    Record-breaking sailor Nick Moloney to help boost company’s profile

  • News

    YPI appoints yacht management partner

    2020-01-28T14:57:00Z

    Adrian Tinkler joins the global superyacht brokerage from Burgess

  • Forrest Wood
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    Forrest Wood dead at 87

    2020-01-27T10:47:00Z

    The North American boating industry lost a true pioneer on Saturday as Ranger Boats founder Forrest Wood passed away at the age of 87.

  • Paul Wuyts
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    Obituary | Paul Wuyts

    2020-01-27T09:35:00Z

    Industry loses an accomplished talent, avid sailor and good friend to many  6 December 1952 - 29 December 2019

  • Burgess CEO Jonathan Beckett onboard Equanimity
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    Burgess CEO discusses outlook for 2020

    2020-01-24T16:26:00Z

    Industry authority Jonathan Beckett recently sat down with The Ticker – a show broadcast live on website Yahoo Finance – to share his views on this year’s prospects for his company and the superyacht industry overall

  • Richard Gaudet
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    Appointment at Xantrex

    2020-01-24T09:54:00Z

    Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) – parent company to Burnaby, Canada-based Xantrex marine power systems – announced Thursday that Xantrex vice president and general manager Richard Gaudet has been named president of MCE’s marine power division with responsibility for the Xantrex, Newmar and ASEA brands.

  • News

    Hatteras reveals senior management succession

    2020-01-22T14:12:00Z

    Hatteras/Cabo Yachts has announced two senior management appointments, as Dave Goodman has been named chief financial officer and board member Gary Smith assumes the role of CEO, succeeding Kelly Grindle.

  • Brunswick John Reid
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    Brunswick appoints VP of Enterprise Technologies

    2020-01-22T14:04:00Z

    Brunswick Corp has named John Reid as vice president of Enterprise Technologies. Reid brings more than 30 years of technology leadership experience to the role

  • Marivent MD Andre Nelles
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    Marivent Yachts appoints new managing director

    2020-01-20T06:10:00Z

    Mallorca-based dealership Marivent Yachts has appointed André Nelles as its new managing director.

  • Francesco Frediani Headshot
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    Sunseeker hires director of superyachts & dealer network

    2020-01-16T14:35:00Z

    Francesco Frediani has joined Sunseeker International as director of superyachts dealer network. Having worked in the leisure marine industry for 30 years, Frediani brings a wealth of experience to the UK yard.

  • Jochen Engelmann VP Sales EMEA Torqeedo
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    Torqeedo appoints VP of sales for EMEA

    2020-01-16T11:44:00Z

    Torqeedo, the German electric propulsion specialist, has named Jochen Engelmann as its new vice-president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).