Steve Leeson has been appointed vice president of Sunseeker USA, commencing his role with immediate effect.

Leeson joins the company from Fairline. He has worked in the marine industry for 28 years, with experience in quality control, technical sales, production, customisation and dealership support across Europe, North America and South America.

“The Americas are an important market for Sunseeker,” says Sean Robertson, president of Sunseeker USA. “We have recently seen significant growth in the USA market with total sales up 326% year-on-year, and we anticipate seeing even greater success over the coming years.

“We continue to invest in our distributor network throughout the region to ensure the delivery of our world-class sales and customer service, and it is essential that we match this with the highest calibre of talent,” he adds. “We welcome Steve to the team and are looking forward to utilising his substantial retail, technical expertise and experience.”

Sunseeker USA Sales Co Inc is a US division of Sunseeker International in the UK. The company offers a range of motoryachts from 40ft-155ft and has launched four new models this year – the 131 Yacht, 116 Yacht, 95 Yacht and Manhattan 52.