People News & Moves – Page 12

  • Yanmar's Martijn Oggel

    Yanmar appoints global sales manager


    Yanmar Marine International (YMI) has appointed Martijn Oggel as its global sales manager. Based at YMI Almere in the Netherlands, Oggel will implement the company’s strategic directives in alignment with local offices and key distributors. He will report directly to YMI director of sales and

  • Pascoe SY10

    Pascoe VP of production steps down


    Superyacht tender manufacturer Pascoe International has announced that Mark Pascoe, VP of production and development, has left the company to pursue other challenges and opportunities.

  • Fischer Panda UK's Robert Tuck

    Fischer Panda UK appoints marine sales exec


    Fischer Panda UK has continued its expansion with the appointment of a new marine sales executive, Robert Tuck.

  • Angela Pilkington

    Pilkington wins Darlene Briggs Award


    Angela Pilkington, Correct Craft’s executive vice president/chief of staff, has been awarded the 2018 Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year by the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA).

  • Krista Sparkes, Smoker Craft's director of business and dealer development

    Krista Sparkes joins Smoker Craft


    US boatbuilder Smoker Craft Inc has named Krista Sparkes as its new director of business and dealer development. Sparkes joins the Indiana-based manufacturer of pontoon, aluminium fishing and fibreglass sport boats following nearly 17 years with Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), most recently

  • Lumishore's Edward Lacey

    Lumishore names new superyacht sales director


    Lumishore, the UK manufacturer of underwater LED lighting systems, has appointed Edward Lacey as superyacht sales director.

  • News

    Executive appointments at KVH


    Bruun, Woodhead assume expanded responsibilities at mobile connectivity and inertial navigation systems manufacturer

  • Ken Seipel, new West Marine CEO

    Retail executive to head up West Marine


    America’s largest marine equipment retailer has gone outside of the boating industry to find its new CEO

  • News

    Bryant Boats hires VP of sales and marketing


    Robin Brendle has been hired as the new vice president of sales and marketing for Bryant Boats in the US. Brendle joins the company with more than 20 years in the marine industry, having held sales positions at Brunswick, Larson, Sea Ray and HCB.

  • Don Smith, Beneteau America

    Beneteau America appoints outboard sales manager


    Beneteau America has named Don Smith as the group’s new outboard sales manager, succeeding David Aldrich in the role. Smith has over 30 years’ experience in sales management and retail dealership. For the last 10 years, he has worked for Regal, Hatteras and Bertram Yacht.

  • Crestliner president Brittany Hizer

    Crestliner Boats appoints new president


    A veteran of Brunswick Corporation’s Life Fitness division has been tapped to lead Crestliner Boats. Brittany Hizer was appointed president of Crestliner Boats on Tuesday, reporting to Brunswick’s Aluminum Fish Group president Dirk Hyde.

  • Bertrand Thiebaut

    Thiébaut out, BRP Powersports restructures


    Bertrand Thiébaut is out as head of the BRP Powersports Group and an “internal leadership restructuring” will have the company co-led by Sandy Scullion as Senior Vice President, Global Retail Services and Thomas Uhr as Senior Vice President, Product Engineering and Manufacturing Operations.

  • NMMA's Nicole Vasilaros

    Vasilaros elected to International Trade Advisory Committee


    Nicole Vasilaros has been elected as vice chair of the International Trade Advisory Committee on Consumer Goods (ITAC), one of 14 trade advisory committees jointly managed by the US Department of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative (USTR).

  • Mike Glanville

    MDL Marinas appoints MD


    Mike Glanville has been promoted to managing director of Marina Developments Ltd (MDL Marinas) in the UK.

  • Seakeeper CFO Rebecca Smitha

    Seakeeper names new CFO


    US-based marine stabilisation specialist Seakeeper has promoted vice president of finance Rebecca Smitha to chief financial officer. In her new role, Smitha will focus more on strategy and overall goals, allowing her teams to run more of the day-to-day operations.

  • News

    Regal Boats sales manager retires


    Jim Krueger was recently honored by Regal Boats with a special award presentation marking his 46 years of continuous service in the marine industry.

  • News

    Aiello named MarineMax special projects director


    MarineMax has announced that Mike Aiello will be the company’s new national director of special projects.

  • Scott Mereness

    LCI president steps down


    Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) president Scott Mereness has announced plans to leave the Elkhart, Indiana-based parts and accessory manufacturer in order to pursue new entrepreneurial opportunities.

  • Erwin Bamps

    Erwin Bamps appointed CEO of Prestige Yachts


    On November 1st, 2018, Erwin Bamps joined the Beneteau Group as CEO of Prestige, reporting to Jean-Paul Chapeleau, general manager of Jeanneau and Prestige.

  • News

    Lippert Components appoints general manager


    Jose ‘Junior’ Cruz Medina has been promoted to general manager of Lippert Components Inc (LCI), the global manufacturer and distributor of transportation-related components.