People News & Moves – Page 7

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    Beneteau Americas appoints new COO


    Groupe Beneteau Americas has named Yannick Madiot as its new chief operating officer for North America.

  • Westrec founder Michael Sachs

    Westrec Marinas founder dies


    Westrec Marinas founder Michael Sachs died on April 11, just days shy of his 78th birthday. Sachs is survived by his wife of over 30 years, Maureen, a sister and nieces and nephews.

  • St Francis Marine founder Duncan Lethbridge is staying on in an advisory role

    Management shake-up at St Francis Marine


    South African catamaran builder St Francis Marine has confirmed a new management team under the helm of chief operating officer Rob Brennan.

  • The IMTRA executive team. Chip Farnham, Peter Kilgore, Colby Chevalier, Scott Stevens, Eric Braitmayer, Lisa Nolet, Jeff Vancura, Derek Stern, Alex Larsen and Larry Lake

    IMTRA Corp restructures leadership team


    IMTRA, the US manufacturer and importer of marine products, has restructured its key management team with immediate effect.

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    Irwin Jacobs, wife dead in murder/suicide


    Irwin Jacobs, the flamboyant former CEO of the now-bankrupt Genmar Holdings, and his wife Alexandra were found shot Wednesday in their Minnesota home in an apparent murder/suicide, according to local media reports.

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    Albrecht named Solace president


    Edgewater, Florida-based Solace Boats has promoted 22-year marine industry veteran Todd Albrecht to the position of president.

  • Mark Campion, CEO of Explorer Motor Yachts

    Explorer Motor Yachts CEO dies


    Mark Campion, CEO of China-based Explorer Motor Yachts, passed away recently after a short illness.

  • Oceanmax general manager, Nona Pedersen

    Oceanmax names new general manager


    Oceanmax, the New Zealand-based exporter of Propspeed and Lightspeed marine coatings, has promoted Nona Pedersen to the role of general manager.

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    Pfeifer takes on new role in vehicle business


    Former Mercury Marine president moves to Oshkosh

  • Christian Brewer and Barton CEO Suzanne Blaustone

    Barton Marine appoints global sales manager


    Barton Marine, the UK-based deck hardware manufacturer, has announced that Christian Brewer is returning to the company as global sales manager after three years working as a yacht broker.

  • Mercury Marine's new president, Christopher Drees

    Brunswick names new Mercury president


    Brunswick Corp today announced that John Pfeifer, president of Mercury Marine, has stepped down from his role to pursue other opportunities. He has been replaced by Christopher Drees, president of marine parts and accessories at Mercury, with immediate effect.

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    Industry icon makes US$50m ‘transformational’ donation


    Bayliner founder and pioneer in mass merchandising of affordable boats donates US$50 million towards dementia research

  • 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.