People News & Moves – Page 15

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    Lippert names VP of Innovation


    Lippert Components Inc (LCI) has promoted Brian Hess to the role of vice president of innovation.

  • World Cat's Alexandra Flora

    Appointment at World Cat


    US-based fibreglass boatbuilder World Cat has named Alexandra Flora as its new marketing and international sales manager. The new role brings an opportunity for Flora to leverage previous international sales experience after working with World Cat’s marketing team for the past two years.

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    Informa names new president of US boat shows


    International boat show producer, Informa Global Exhibitions, has promoted Andrew Doole to head up its boat shows in the US, including the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, Miami Yacht Show and Palm Beach International Boat Show, as well as the St. Petersburg and Sarasota Suncoast shows in Florida. ...

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    MAA expands digital marketing team


    The Marine Advertising Agency (MAA) in the UK has strengthened its digital marketing team with the appointment of Susannah Hart as digital marketing account manager.

  • Paal Janson, the IMF's new chairman, is general manager of Dun Laoghaire Marina

    Irish Marine Federation appoints new chairman


    Paal Janson has been elected chairman of the Irish Marine Federation (IMF), the trade body representing leisure marine interests in Ireland.

  • Former Olympic sailor Knut Frostad

    Former Olympic sailor joins Navico management team


    Knut Frostad, a Norwegian yachtsman and former CEO of the Volvo Ocean Race (VOR), has joined Navico’s management team as executive vice president of digital business and marketing.

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    Messe Düsseldorf appoints head of press


    Dietmar Thomas has been appointed head of Messe Düsseldorf’s trade fair press department – which, alongside corporate communications and marketing services, forms one of the three communication pillars of the company. Thomas replaces Eva Rugenstein, who retired in December after 25 years in the role.

  • Bryan Riley, Marine Max

    MarineMax promotes staff


    US boat retailer MarineMax has promoted Bryan Riley to regional service and parts manager at its Midwest and North Florida stores.

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    Beneteau America names new dealer


    Beneteau America has chosen Sail Ski Center as its new powerboat dealer in Texas.

  • Lindsey Stults

    Appointment at Lippert Components


    Marine seating manufacturer Lippert Components has named Lindsey Stults as its new director of business development within emerging markets.

  • Yamaha's Exult 43, launched at the 2018 Tokyo Boat Show

    Yamaha Marine reorganises multiple business units


    The company’s marine division - accounting for nearly 1/5 th of Yamaha Motor’s total business - is one of many units to be restructured

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    Priesser named president- Business Acceleration at Brunswick


    Priesser billed as a champion of ’design thinking and an agent of change’

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    Fairline names new head of design


    Former head of design at Oyster Yachts joins motoryacht builder

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    Monte Carlo Yachts names new president following departure of Carla Demaria


    Builder to launch three new models in 2019

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    Key appointment at MarineMax


    Aaron Kramer promoted to district president of North Florida

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    Finnboat elects new chairman


    Finnish Marine Industries Federation Finnboat elects Anders Kurtén as chairman, invites Jouko Huju as Honorary Member

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    Wolf named COO at Boats Group


    Brian Wolf takes on role at global classified advertising and marketing software provider to marine brokers and dealers

  • Mia Vikner

    Mia Vikner joins Marine Jet Power


    Sweden-based propulsion systems manufacturer Marine Jet Power has named Mia Vikner as its new chief operating officer. Vikner assumes responsibility for operational efficiencies as well as process implementation to drive the continued growth of the company, which manufactures waterjet propulsion systems for performance yachts and commercial vessels.

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    Two named to Michigan Boating Hall of Fame


    Two veteran members of the state’s marine industry were inducted into the Michigan Boating Hall of Fame recently, one posthumously.

  • 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 marketing Floris Lettinga.