People News & Moves – Page 9

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    Dometic appoints chief financial officer


    Stefan Fristedt joins the Swedish company on October 1

  • Andrea Fabretti

    Sunseeker names new CEO


    Andrea Frabetti takes over following resignation of Christian Marti

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    Princess MD steps down


    Chris Gates, managing director of the UK’s Princess Yachts, has stepped down from his role after more than 30 years at the helm. Gates will transition to a role as special advisor to executive chairman Antony Sheriff.

  • Bastien Bonnet, VP of sales and marketing at Iguana Yachts

    Iguana Yachts names VP of sales and marketing


    Iguana Yachts, a French builder of amphibious boats, has named Bastien Bonnet as its new VP of sales and marketing.

  • North Sails founder Lowell North passed away last week at 89

    North Sails founder Lowell North dead at 89


    North Sails founder and Olympic gold medalist Lowell North passed away last week at the age of 89.

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    OYS expands design team


    UK-based thrusters, rigging and hydraulics solutions specialist OYS has named Charlotte Richardson as the group’s new designer.

  • Jan Boone

    Obituary: Jan Boone


    Pioneering yachtswoman Jan Boone passed away May 29, following a fight with colon cancer, at the age of 57. She is survived by her husband and daughter.

  • Sales coordinator Carol Anne Henry

    New hires at Scout Boats


    US sportsboat builder Scout Boats has hired two new members of staff at its South Carolina headquarters – sales coordinator Carol Anne Henry and Adam Young, customer service supervisor.

  • Hans Roelants, general manager for Sea Ray in Amsterdam

    Sea Ray names new general manager


    Hans Roelants is returning to the Brunswick Corporation fold after two years, having been named as general manager for Sea Ray in the Amsterdam office.

  • David Hegel joins Marathon Boat Group as its new director of sales and marketing

    Marathon Boat Group names new sales and marketing head


    The new owners of US boatbuilder Marathon Boat Group (MBG) have wasted little time implementing changes to the New York-based company with the announcement that David Hegel has joined the firm as director of sales and marketing.

  • Aaron Carpenter joins US retail giant West Marine as its new chief marketing officer

    West Marine hires chief marketing officer


    US retail chain West Marine has named Aaron Carpenter as its new chief marketing officer.

  • Ken Loke KVH

    Executive appointment at KVH


    Middletown, Rhode Island-based mobile connectivity supplier KVH Industries Inc has named Ken Loke vice president-Asia Pacific.

  • Zach Kauk has been named incoming president of White River Marine Group

    New president named for White River Marine Group


    Springfield, Missouri-based White River Marine Group, the marine manufacturing division of retail giant Bass Pro Shops, has confirmed that Zach Kauk will succeed retiring president Les Crawford effective September 1.

  • Lignia's Dale Warren, Anthony Carroll and Chris Palmer

    UK timber modification firm grows team


    Lignia Wood Company, a UK manufacturer of modified timber for the marine and other markets, has hired Dale Warren, Anthony Carroll and Chris Palmer as purchasing manager, senior technical sales executive and production manager respectively.

  • Xavier Fabre (left), Yacht Sourcing’s co-founder and Director of Sales, with Nicolas Monges (right), General Manager of Yacht Sourcing Thailand

    Yacht Sourcing targets Thai market with new appointment


    Yacht Sourcing, a full-service yacht provider based in Indonesia, has appointed Nicolas Monges as its general manager in Thailand.

  • Celsus UK's Paul Baker and Adrian Gray

    Celsus UK expands sales team


    Celsus UK has hired Adrian Gray of Global Distribution Solutions Ltd to help lead the expansion of the Kicker marine audio brand in Europe.

  • Colin Watts has spent 20 years as a TYHA director

    TYHA appoints new chairman


    The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) in the UK has named Colin Watts as its new chairman. Watts takes over from Simon Haigh of Quay Marinas. His appointment coincides with his 20th year as a THYA director.

  • Frank Hugelmeyer joins the NMMA from the RV Industry Association (RVIA)

    NMMA names new president


    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) in the US today announced that Frank Hugelmeyer is to succeed Thom Dammrich later this year as its new president. Dammrich led the NMMA for 20 years and announced his retirement in 2018 .

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    New CEO at Turquoise Yachts


    Turkish superyacht builder Turquoise Yachts has been undergoing changes and expansion as part of its strategic plan to increase production and its share of the market as a world-class builder of superyachts. As part of this strategy, Turquoise has constituted a new board of directors and beefed up its management ...

  • Hempel's Lars Petersson

    Hempel appoints new CEO


    Danish coatings manufacturer Hempel A/S has appointed a new CEO as from July this year. He is Lars Petersson, the current executive vice president and chief operating officer. He will take up his new appointment as from July 1, 2019.