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  • Fred Kolacki, CPS Distributors

    CPS Distributors expands sales team


    US-based marine audio equipment distributor CPS Distributors Inc has named Fred Kolacki as its new southeast regional sales manager. Located in Kansas City, Missouri, CPS Distributors is the exclusive marine distributor for JVC, Kicker, Memphis and its own CPS brand.

  • Matt Dayman

    EP Barrus expands Marine Leisure Division


    EP Barrus Ltd, the UK-based engine importer and distributor, has appointed Matt Dayman to the newly created role of application and technical support engineer for the Marine Leisure Division.

  • Marco Segato, CEO of Sanlorenzo Americas

    Sanlorenzo Americas names new CEO


    Marco Segato has been appointed CEO of Sanlorenzo Americas, the division that has aided in the Italian superyacht-builder’s expansion in North, Central and South America for the last 10 years.

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    Cox Powertrain expands technical leadership team


    Cox Powertrain in the UK has announced new management appointments to further strengthen its technical leadership team ahead of production of the new CXO300 diesel outboard, which is set to commence this year.

  • Cobalt Boats president Paxson St Clair will move to a part-time role focused on dealer development and sales strategy

    Management changes at Malibu


    Tennessee-based Malibu Boats Inc announced a number of executive management changes on Thursday in the wake of news that Paxson St Clair will step down from his role as president of the company’s Cobalt Boats brand in order to spend more time with family.

  • Arksen technical director Jim Mair

    Arksen grows technical team


    Arksen, the new UK-based builder of hybrid explorer vessels, has appointed Jim Mair as technical director.

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    Rising Star | Dan Bloice Smith


    Williams Jet Tenders’ Design Engineering manager, Dan Bloice Smith, was named the inaugural winner of the Rising Star award at last year’s Boat Builder Awards in association with Raymarine. He talks to IBI about his involvement in Williams’ new EvoJet project and how the industry can attract young talent ...

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    Marquis appoints national sales manager


    Marquis Yachts has named Scott Nault to the position of national sales manager, responsible for the Pulaski, Wisconsin-based builder’s Marquis, Carver and Lexus yachts lines. He will also oversee dealer development and product education.

  • Tim Trenker, BehneMar's new CEO

    Dubai brokerage names new CEO


    BehneMar, the Dubai-based superyacht brokerage firm, has named Tim Trenker as its new CEO. Trenker’s corporate background is in the premium automobile and maritime industry. He is tasked with leading BehneMar’s continued success and further planned expansion into new markets in the yachting industry.

  • Ben Sangster has been a core member of the Fairline team for 15 years

    Fairline appoints international sales manager - Europe


    The UK’s Fairline Yachts has named Ben Sangster as its new international sales manager - Europe. Sangster will be responsible for Fairline’s European sales operations and managing its European dealer network.

  • Andy Seymour, global director operational excellence at Fugro NV, joins IMCA board

    IMCA names new board member


    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has added Andy Seymour, global director of operational excellence at Fugro NV in the Netherlands, to its governing board.

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    Malibu CEO named Entrepreneur of the Year


    Malibu Boats CEO Jack Springer has been named 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southeast region by the business consultancy of Ernst Young.

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    Lumishore hires new sales manager


    Lumishore, the UK manufacturer of underwater LED lighting systems, has appointed Melody Balfe as divisional sales manager for EMEAA.

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    Navico names new CEO


    Leif Ottosson steps down after 10 years at helm of parent company to Lowrance, Simrad, B G and C-MAP brands

  • Mohammed H. Alshaali, Executive Chairman

    Gulf Craft CEO steps down


    Gulf Craft chairman Mohammed Hussein Alshaali to assume the role of Executive chairman

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    Ben Ainslie joins Henri Lloyd


    Olympian and Team Principal of British America’s Cup; INEOS Team UK, joins board as Non-Executive director

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    UCINA elects new president


    Saverio Cecchi takes on role from 2019-2023 after gaining 99% of votes. New vice presidents named

  • Kirk Fistick, director of manufacturing at SureShade

    SureShade appoints director of manufacturing


    Kirk Fistick has been named director of manufacturing for SureShade, a US maker of retractable sunshade systems for the marine and outdoor industries.

  • Bob Salthouse

    Obituary: Bob Salthouse


    Bob Salthouse, one of New Zealand’s most respected yacht designers, passed away peacefully recently, aged 83.

  • Anders Kurtén to head up Baltic Yachts in September

    New Baltic CEO


    Finland’s Baltic Yachts has appointed Anders Kurtén as its new CEO. Kurtén will take on his new role in September.