People News & Moves – Page 4

  • Katarina Lindstroem_COO_Hempel - Copy
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    Hempel appoints new COO

    2020-02-27T13:45:00Z

    Katarina Lindström has been appointed executive vice president chief operating officer of Danish coatings specialist Hempel, effective 1 August 2020.

  • Warren Oldroyd
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    Obituary: Warren Oldroyd

    2020-02-27T11:44:00Z

    Ullman Sails South Africa this week paid tribute to stalwart salesman Warren Oldroyd who has died after a short illness. Oldryod was a key member of the Ullman team who had extensive experience in the marine industry, having previously built harbour ferries and charter yachts.

  • Veethree
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    Veethree Technologies makes key appointments

    2020-02-25T15:20:00Z

    Marine electronics manufacturer builds on significant investment and expansion in 2019

  • Paul Adams - Stabicraft
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    Stabicraft founder steps aside as CEO

    2020-02-24T09:50:00Z

    Iconic Kiwi boat manufacturer Stabicraft is on the hunt for a new chief executive with its founder Paul Adams stepping aside, providing a pathway for a new leader after 33 years at the helm.

  • Sabbex Thina Qutywa
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    New appointment at SABBEX

    2020-02-21T14:49:00Z

    SABBEX, the South African Boat Builders Export Council, has expanded its team with the appointment of Thina Qutywa as office administrator.

  • Propspeed's Matt Forbes
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    NZ firm expands overseas to support growth

    2020-02-21T10:50:00Z

    Propspeed, the New Zealand-based supplier of underwater top-coatings, has hired Matt Forbes to fill the role of sales director-EMEA and Marcus Hamilton as VP of sales operations-Americas.

  • Kelly Tolhurst
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    UK government appoints new minister to cover maritime sector

    2020-02-20T10:44:00Z

    MP Kelly Tolhurst used to run Tolhurst Associates, a marine surveying business As part of the recent UK government ministerial reshuffle, Kelly Tolhurst has been appointed to oversee the country’s maritime sector including the recreational marine market. Tolhurst has the ranking Parliamentary Under Secretary of State ...

  • Irene Dros
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    METSTRADE show director steps down

    2020-02-18T11:34:00Z

    Having organised the most successful METSTRADE Show to date last November, Irene Dros is stepping down as director of METSTRADE at RAI Amsterdam in order to seek new challenges.

  • Dan Bloice-Smith - 1
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    Williams Jet Tenders makes key promotion

    2020-02-18T10:29:00Z

    Williams Jet Tenders in the UK has promoted long-serving team member Dan Bloice-Smith to the role of development director. In his new position, Bloice-Smith will oversee the development of all new products for Williams, as well as the ongoing evolution of the existing range.

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    New manager for Turkish marina

    2020-02-12T09:12:00Z

    Ecmel Çakmak named marina manager for D-Marin’s Turgutreis Marina

  • Dometic Kevin Lench
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    Dometic UK Blind Systems names new MD

    2020-02-06T14:34:00Z

    Kevin Lench has over 25 years’ experience in senior leadership positions

  • YBDSA jane-gentry
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    YBDSA CEO to retire in May

    2020-02-05T06:15:00Z

    After some 40 years working in different parts of the UK’s marine leisure industry, Jane Gentry, the current CEO of the YBDSA (Yacht Brokers, Designers Surveyors Association) is retiring in May.

  • Bruno Thivoyon
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    Appointment at Beneteau

    2020-02-04T09:22:00Z

    Groupe Beneteau announced last week that the company has named Bruno Thivoyon as its new group chief financial officer (CFO).

  • Fairline David Tydeman
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    David Tydeman leaves Fairline having fulfilled remit

    2020-02-03T08:29:00Z

    Tydeman’s directorship at Fairline was terminated on January 14

  • Mark Boessler
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    Appointment at LCI

    2020-01-31T09:26:00Z

    US-based parts and equipment manufacturer Lippert Components Inc (LCI) has named Mark Boessler as its new senior vice president of aftermarket.

  • Inmarsat - Nick Moloney
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    Inmarsat names new Yachting Ambassador

    2020-01-29T11:18:00Z

    Record-breaking sailor Nick Moloney to help boost company’s profile

  • News

    YPI appoints yacht management partner

    2020-01-28T14:57:00Z

    Adrian Tinkler joins the global superyacht brokerage from Burgess

  • Forrest Wood
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    Forrest Wood dead at 87

    2020-01-27T10:47:00Z

    The North American boating industry lost a true pioneer on Saturday as Ranger Boats founder Forrest Wood passed away at the age of 87.

  • Paul Wuyts
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    Obituary | Paul Wuyts

    2020-01-27T09:35:00Z

    Industry loses an accomplished talent, avid sailor and good friend to many  6 December 1952 - 29 December 2019

  • Burgess CEO Jonathan Beckett onboard Equanimity
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    Burgess CEO discusses outlook for 2020

    2020-01-24T16:26:00Z

    Industry authority Jonathan Beckett recently sat down with The Ticker – a show broadcast live on website Yahoo Finance – to share his views on this year’s prospects for his company and the superyacht industry overall