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Friday, May 10, 2019

IMTRA, the leading manufacturer and importer of quality solutions and products for the marine, energy, and transportation markets, recently announced a restructuring of key management to add new roles, ensure an industry-leading customer experience, and enable continued growth. Colby Chevalier has been added to the IMTRA Leadership

tags: Company Expansions, Employment News

Monday, March 25, 2019

Extremely popular and well respected for leading the reemergence of Iconic Marine's three brands— Fountain, Baja and Donzi—32-year marine industry veteran Joe Curran passed away yesterday after a short and hard fought battle with stomach cancer. In his role as Chief Operating Officer, Curran was part of Iconic's original

tags: Employment News

Thursday, March 7, 2019

World Cat recently promoted Associate Marketing Manager Alexandra Flora to be its new Marketing and International Sales Manager. Flora will expand her current duties leading the marketing program, to include managing sales initiatives for international dealers worldwide. “Alex is a pillar of our organization and has already

tags: Employment News, Women in Boating

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

HydroHoist Marine Group has named Rob Sanford as Western States Sales Manager. The announcement was made by HydroHoist CEO Mick Webber. “We are pleased to be expanding our sales team in an effort to keep up with increased demand for our product, particularly in California and in the Mountain Time zone area. I am confident that

tags: Employment News, Lifts & Hoists, West Coast

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

West Marine, the world’s largest premier boating supply retailer, has hired retail executive Ken Seipel as CEO. Seipel is an experienced leader with a strong track record helping grow privately held retail companies, as well as Fortune 500 brands. He was most recently CEO of Gabe’s and prior to that held executive

tags: Employment News

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

North South Nautical Group Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of their yacht brokerage service to Downtown Toronto and the Caribbean. Career yacht broker, Reg Bates, will be joining the NSYS team and will be dividing his time seasonally between the Toronto and St. Maarten locations. Operating under the North South Yacht Sales

tags: Used Boats, Brokerage, Canada, Company Expansions, Employment News

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

HydroHoist Marine Group recently announced Delayna Trease as Director of Marketing. Trease joins HMG with 10 years of experience in sales and marketing and has played key roles in referral development, marketing planning, social media and web development strategies. “I am excited to have Delayna join our team. We are in an

tags: Employment News, Women in Boating

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