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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Informa Exhibitions, the global trade and consumer exhibitions leader and world's premier yacht show organizer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lana F. Bernstein as vice president of marketing for the company's U.S. Boat Shows. Bernstein will lead global marketing initiatives for the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show,

tags: Employment News, Women in Boating

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Officially announced in mid-summer, Evinrude is now a part of the newly established BRP Marine Group. Tracy Crocker, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Evinrude since 2017, has been appointed President of the Group, effective immediately. Crocker will be responsible for the strategic direction and operations of the BRP

tags: Employment News

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Kent Jopling has joined HydroHoist Marine Group as Director of Engineering. Jopling is a seasoned engineer with experience in numerous industries including marine, aerospace, and audio. “We are fortunate to have an engineer of Kent’s caliber on our team. His skills and experience will ensure improvements to current

tags: Employment News

Monday, September 10, 2018

Chris-Craft, America’s Boatbuilder since 1874, is pleased to announce Ron Berman has joined the Chris-Craft team as Vice President of Engineering. Chris Collier will continue to oversee design and new product development reporting to Ron. Ron comes to Chris-Craft as an industry veteran, bringing 37 years of experience in

tags: Employment News

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Elkhart Plastics Inc. (EPI) has hired Dale Ohlrich as Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) Sales Manager. Dale brings more than 20 years of manufacturing and business development experience to the position. His responsibilities include overseeing Elkhart Plastics’ IBC division and contributing to strategic growth initiatives.

tags: Accessories, Employment News

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Elkhart Plastics Inc. (EPI) has hired Hilary Welter to fill its newly created Marketing Manager position. Previously, Welter served as the Marketing and Research Coordinator for the Indianapolis-based North American Retail Hardware Association for four years. During her tenure, she participated in a work and travel program called

tags: Accessories, Employment News, Women in Boating

Friday, August 24, 2018

Scout Boats, the leading independent marine manufacturer, just completed their 2019 Dealer Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. During the event, Scout awarded its top dealers and sales professionals from around the world for the 2018 model year. The awards are as follows: 2018 Top Dealer Award Winners: Viage Group

tags: Awards, Employment News

Friday, August 17, 2018

The New York Sea Grant (NYSG) Board of Governors and Stony Brook University Provost Michael Bernstein have approved the appointment of Katherine Bunting-Howarth, Ph.D., J.D., as Interim Director of the NYSG Institute. Bunting-Howarth has served as an Associate Director of New York Sea Grant since 2011; she will continue as Assistant

tags: Women in Boating, Employment News, Lake Ontario

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Evinrude announced today the appointment of Nando Zucchi as Vice President of Marketing and International Business Development. In his role, Zucchi will spearhead initiatives leveraging the company’s existing team of global marketing and international business development professionals to drive recognition and build strong

tags: Employment News, Engines

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Pete Beauregard, Jr., President and Owner of Colony Marine in Michigan is pleased to announce the appointment of David Giles to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “We are extremely excited to have Dave onboard our Colony Marine team,” announced Beauregard. “With his accomplished career in the

tags: Employment News, Lake Erie