People News & Moves – Page 11

  • Tony Lewis, Suzuki Marine's UK area sales manager

    Suzuki GB expands sales team


    Suzuki Marine in the UK has appointed Tony Lewis as its new area sales manager for the country’s southern region.

  • Sleipner's Ronny Skauen

    New CEO at Sleipner Motor


    After 42 years at the helm of Sleipner Motor, Arne Kai Skauen is stepping down from his role as CEO. He has been replaced by Ronny Skauen, who, for the last 25 years, has been in charge of Sleipner’s R D and international operations.

  • Numarine's Ali Tanır

    Numarine names new sales and marketing manager


    Turkish motoryacht producer Numarine has promoted Ali Tanir to the role of sales and marketing manager with immediate effect. He replaces Orhun Senturk, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.

  • James Hewitt, general manager of Ocean Signal and UML

    ACR Electronics expands leadership team


    ACR Electronics, the US safety and survival specialist, has made two key leadership appointments for its Ocean Signal and United Moulders Ltd (UML) brands.

  • Blanche Cook, financial director and part owner of Yachting Developments

    NZ yachting community mourns passing of Blanche Cook


    New Zealand’s yachting community is mourning the loss through cancer of Blanche Cook, financial director and part owner of Yachting Developments.

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    Equinoxe Yachts International welcomes Aldo Tomasina aboard


    A month following its launch, the superyacht purchase and sales specialists have expanded their team

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    Harris named Iconic Marine Group COO


    Iconic Marine Group (IMG) in the US has tapped company veteran Jeff Harris as the new chief operating officer for the parent company of Baja, Donzi and Fountain boats.

  • Electric boat industry specialist Nancy Franietti

    Mastry Engine Center strengthens electric power division


    Mastry Engine Center (MEC) in the US has named Nancy Frainetti as its new electric power sales manager. The move comes as the Florida-based engine distributor prepares for the planned launch of an expanded range of electric propulsion products, as well as further electric power solutions, in 2019.

  • John Mitchell, CMP president

    CMP Group CEO announces retirement


    British Columbia, Canada-based CMP Group Ltd has announced that CEO John Mitchell will retire next month, concluding a 31-year career as the driving force behind one of the country’s largest marine parts and accessories manufacturing concerns. Mitchell will officially step down on April 15.

  • Darrell Lowrance

    Lowrance founder dies at age 80


    The man credited with creating the first recreational fish-finding sonar, Lowrance Electronics founder Darrell Lowrance, died Saturday at age 80 following a stroke.

  • Dan Whitelock, OYS project manager

    OYS names new project manager


    OYS has promoted engineering technician Dan Whitelock to the role of project manager with immediate effect.

  • Joe Curran at the helm of a Donzi 41

    Industry mourns Iconic Marine COO


    Joe Curran, the 55-year-old chief operating officer of Iconic Marine Group, died Wednesday from complications of stomach cancer.

  • Jay Polvin, NauticStar president

    Jay Povlin named NauticStar president


    MasterCraft Boat Holdings (MCBC) has named Jay Povlin as president of its NauticStar fibreglass fishing boats division, effective immediately.

  • Osculati's new product manager, Alessandro Tedesco

    Osculati hires new product manager


    Osculati, the Italian distributor of marine equipment, has expanded its sales team with the appointment of Alessandro Tedesco as product manager for the Lewmar and Whale brands.

  • Dan Mundy, president of Alexander Marine USA

    Dan Mundy named president of Alexander Marine USA


    Alexander Marine USA, a family-owned and operated boat brokerage and dealership on the US west coast, has appointed Dan Mundy as its new president.

  • Behind the scenes with Waterline Media during a photoshoot with Sunseeker

    Waterline Media expands on the back of strong growth


    The UK’s Waterline Media has expanded its marketing team with the addition of Jo Hurt.

  • Thom Dammrich, president NMMA

    Dammrich receives WSIA Lifetime Achievement Award


    Outgoing National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) president Thom Dammrich has received the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed by the US Watersports Industry Association (WSIA).

  • Giuseppe Mazza, sales and business development manager at Tankoa

    Tankoa appoints sales and business development manager


    Italian superyacht-builder Tankoa Yachts has appointed Giuseppe Mazza as its new sales and business development manager. Mazza joins the company after serving as sales manager for Mangusta Yachts from 2016-18. Prior to that, he spent six years as marketing director for Itama and Mochi Craft.

  • Sunseeker founder Robert Braithwaite was a true visionary

    Obituary: Robert Braithwaite CBE, 1943-2019


    Robert Braithwaite CBE, the man behind one of the industry’s most iconic brands, Sunseeker, passed away peacefully in the early hours of this morning. He was 75.

  • Bob Rudolph, VP of international sales at MTI Industries

    METSTRADE Exhibition Committee elects new members


    The METSTRADE Exhibition Committee elected three new members at its annual general meeting in January – Bob Rudolph from MTI Industries in the US, Scanstrut CEO Tom Reed, and Mei Reading, global marketing director of the Griffing Group.