The UK’s Scorpion RIBs Ltd has appointed Kevin Hunt as managing director. Hunt has worked as production director at the company since 2009 and comes from a strong marine industry background with more than 25 years’ boatbuilding experience.

“Kevin is a real asset to the company,” says Scorpion owner Patrick Byrne. “His background and expertise combined with his ability to manage and motivate the team is excellent.

Byrne says the company has several projects in the pipeline, including the new Silurian 1080 Inboard which is due to launch this month.

Kevin Hunt comments: “I am passionate about what we do here at Scorpion RIBs. We have a good relationship with our suppliers and a great team of skilled experts who work hard to deliver the superb quality semi-custom RIBs that we build to order. I am very happy to receive this promotion and look forward to many more great years with the company.”

Kevin will take on the role as MD with immediate effect.