As president of Business Acceleration at the boating industry’s biggest company, Brenna Preisser has a dizzying number of responsibilities including oversight for Freedom Boat Club, the Tech Nexus Incubator, seven Finance & Insurance brands, a new boater training venture, human resources – and if that is not enough – she ...
In the latest installment of the IBI Interview series, IBI Contributor Craig Ritchie speaks with NMMA President Fred Hugelmeyer about the state of the US boating market and the prospects for the association’s boat shows in 2021. IBI plus subscribers, can watch the full video by clicking here.
With a product representing a win-win for OEMs, service yards, their boat owners and the environment, Propspeed is on a mission to quadruple turnover within five years. IBI talks to CEO Chris Baird and the team driving the rapid expansion.
Not watched the video yet? Check out the edited transcript highlights of IBI’s recent interview with Bruce Van Wagoner on current trends in the North American leisure marine industry, inventory pipeline levels, forecasting in the age of Covid-19 and whether boat dealerships can become too big to fail.
In the latest installment of the IBI Interview series, IBI North America correspondent Craig Ritchie speaks with Bruce Van Wagoner President of Wells Fargo Marine Group, the largest marine finance provider in the US market about market conditions, inventory levels and how boat manufacturers and dealers have been managing through ...
In the latest installment of the IBI Interview series, IBI North America correspondent Craig Ritchie speaks with Chris Drees, President of Brunswick’s Mercury Marine business about market conditions, new product introductions and the challenges of managing a global manufacturing and supply footprint through the Covid-19 crisis.
The late Duke of Edinburgh was an active sailor in his younger days as well as holding office as Admiral of the Royal Yacht Squadron and President of the Royal Yachting Association and an honorary member
Bruce Van Wagoner, Marine Industry Leader of Wells Fargo Distribution Finance, is stepping down after 45 years in the boating industry, supporting the growth of distribution and inventory finance for boat manufacturers and their dealers
The UK’s Spirit Yachts has announced changes to its senior management team. Karen Underwood, previously Spirit Yachts’ operations director, has become joint managing director alongside Mike Taylor, former head of group commercial at Oyster Yachts.