People News & Moves

  • Karl Gilding
    News

    Numarine hires business development consultant

    2019-12-13T15:03:00Z

    Turkish performance motoryacht builder Numarine has appointed the UK’s Karl Gilding as its business development consultant with responsibility for enhancing and growing the existing worldwide dealer network.

  • Alliance Marine Amy Grealish
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    Alliance Marine expands marketing team

    2019-12-12T06:00:00Z

    Amy Grealish has stepped up to the permanent role of group marketing communications manager in the UK for the five safety, survival and technical apparel brands which are part of the Alliance Marine group.

  • Darlene Briggs 2019 winners
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    Sara Anghel named Darlene Briggs Woman of the Year

    2019-12-11T07:15:00Z

    NMMA Canada president Sara Anghel was honoured yesterday as the recipient of the 33rd annual Darlene Briggs Marine Industry Woman of the Year Award.

  • Anton-du-Toit
    News

    SA’s top yacht design firm expands

    2019-12-11T06:30:00Z

    Cape Town-based Du Toit Yacht Design (DTYD) has confirmed two new appointments, the South African Boat Builders Export Council (SABBEX) reports in their latest industry newsletter.

  • Brett Dibkey, ASG president
    News

    Dibkey to head Brunswick’s new Advanced Systems Group

    2019-12-10T16:01:00Z

    Brunswick Corporation will launch its new Advanced Systems Group (ASG) with the New Year and has named Brett Dibkey as president.

  • Megan Foley Morris
    News

    Appointment at Pursuit

    2019-12-10T06:00:00Z

    Florida-based fibreglass boat builder Pursuit Boats has named Megan Foley Morris as its new marketing manager.

  • Pinmar
    News

    Appointments at Pinmar

    2019-12-09T06:30:00Z

    US yacht refinisher Pinmar has announced a number of personnel appointments in the wake of its new facilities at Savannah Yacht Center (SYC) on the US east coast coming fully online.

  • Jenneau
    News

    Beneteau Group makes two senior appointments

    2019-12-06T17:27:00Z

    Jean-Paul Chapeleau is to become deputy CEO of Industrial Studies, Purchasing and Product Development while Paul Blanc will head up Jenneau

  • Greg Falkner Lowe Boats
    News

    Appointment at Brunswick

    2019-12-04T13:08:00Z

    Brunswick Corp has named Greg Falkner as general manager of its Lowe Boats division, effective immediately.

  • AIMEX president Jeremy Spear
    News

    AIMEX elects new president

    2019-12-04T12:31:00Z

    The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) appointed Jeremy Spear as its new president and Peter Dowdney as vice president at its annual AGM in Sydney last week. Both were existing board directors, with Spear formerly serving as vice president and Dowdney as a director.

  • Frederick A. Brightbill
    News

    Brightbill named permanent MasterCraft CEO

    2019-12-03T14:53:00Z

    The board of directors for US boatbuilder MasterCraft Boat Holdings Inc have named interim chief executive officer Frederick Brightbill as the company’s new permanent CEO, effective immediately.

  • CDG Phil Gibson
    News

    Appointment at CDG

    2019-12-02T06:15:00Z

    Canada-based Coast Dynamics Group (CDG), manufacturer of the SHOXS shock mitigation seating and KINETIX seat monitoring system brands, has appointed Phil Gibson to the company’s business development team with responsibility for growing recreational, commercial and military accounts.

  • Finnboat chairman Kim Koskinen
    News

    Finnboat names new chairman

    2019-11-29T16:39:00Z

    Finnboat, the Finish marine industries federation, has elected Kim Koskinen, country manager of Vetus Oy, as its new chairman of the board.

  • Suzy Rayment, APSA
    News

    APSA appoints media director

    2019-11-29T15:54:00Z

    Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association (APSA) has appointed Suzy Rayment as its new media director.

  • Vanessa Davidson
    News

    SA’s Vanessa Davidson appointed chair of IMCI

    2019-11-28T16:42:00Z

    South African Vanessa Davidson has been elected as the new chairperson of the International Marine Certification Institute (IMCI), the organisation announced this week.

  • Mike and Paul Fiore
    News

    Hustler Powerboats founder dies

    2019-11-27T15:19:00Z

    The high-performance boating industry is mourning the loss of Hustler Powerboats founder Paul Fiore, who died unexpectedly on Tuesday at the age of 76.

  • Tony Browne & John Hogan
    News

    New leadersip appointed to Global Marina Institute

    2019-11-26T11:25:00Z

    At the annual meeting of the Global Marina Institute (GMI) held at last week’s METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam, Tony Browne, marina director at Porto Montenegro, was appointed as the new GMI chairman for the next three years. He succeeds John Hogan, head of Superior Jetties in Australia.

  • Sanlorenzo_Ritratto Cavalier Massimo Perotti_EY
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    Massimo Perotti named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2019’

    2019-11-22T12:54:00Z

    Yesterday evening, Massimo Perotti, executive chairman of Italian motoryacht builder Sanlorenzo, was announced as the national winner of the 23rd Ernst Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

  • Sam Thorpe
    News

    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
    News

    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.