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AkzoNobel Adds New Sales Manager

AkzoNobel Adds New Sales Manager

23-Mar-2017

There’s a new face at AkzoNobel this year. The company has hired Andrew Lillos as the new regional sales manager for the northern U.S. and Canada as part of AkzoNobel’s Awlgrip and Interlux Yacht Coatings Team. Previously, Lillos worked as a sales manager in the Houghton Internatio...
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Walstrom Marine Welcomes New President and Yacht Broker

Walstrom Marine Welcomes New President and Yacht Broker

15-Mar-2017

With the retirement of David Lyle as president of Walstrom Marine at the end of 2016, Tom Ervin will take over the role as president. Ervin joined Walstrom as general manager in March 2016, bringing with him 25 years of experience in the marine industry. He has worked closely with Lyle and CEO Ward ...
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Navico Acquires Consilium Radar Business

Navico Acquires Consilium Radar Business

04-Mar-2017

Navico Holding AS recently announced that it has acquired Consilium’s radar business. As part of the transaction, Navico takes over all operations of the radar business in Italy, including research and development, product management and manufacturing. “The professional marine marke...
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Pursuit Announces New President

Pursuit Announces New President

25-Feb-2017

Bruce Thompson, a marine industry and Pursuit veteran, has stepped up to the plate as the new president of Pursuit Boats. “Bruce has consistently demonstrated solid leadership,” says Tom Slikkers, CEO and president of S2 Yachts, Inc. “He has implemented effective process and ...
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Dometic Americas President Receives NMMA Award

Dometic Americas President Receives NMMA Award

01-Feb-2017

At this year’s Miami International Boat Show’s Innovation Breakfast, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) will bestow its 2017 Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award on Frank Marciano, the president of Dometic Americas. “NMMA congratulates Frank Marcian...
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Great Lakes Boat Top Turns 60

Great Lakes Boat Top Turns 60

24-Jan-2017

This year, Great Lakes Boat Top turns the big 6-0. The company is one of the country’s largest and oldest original equipment manufacturers of marine canvas covers and enclosures. “It is a privilege to be part of a company dedicated to exceeding customer expectations for more tha...
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Chris-Craft Appoints Regional Sales Director

Chris-Craft Appoints Regional Sales Director

06-Jan-2017

Chris-Craft recently announced Norm Kraus as regional sales director. Norm comes to Chris-Craft with 40 years of industry experience. Norm started his professional career in the retail sector, working as a technician/sales/sales manager/GM at dealerships in the northern Ohio market. In addition ...
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Mercury Marketing Push Focuses on Millennials

Mercury Marketing Push Focuses on Millennials

04-Jan-2017

Mercury Marine is unrolling its first new advertising campaign in six years, and it has a specific audience in mind: Millennials. The boat engine and motor maker’s “Go Boldly” campaign will seek to connect with the millennial generation emotionally by highlighting adventure, ra...
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Hurley Marine Grows

Hurley Marine Grows

05-Dec-2016

Thanks to continued growth, Hurley Marine has moved to a new, larger facility at 2717 North Lincoln Road in Escanaba, Michigan. The company says its contact information, staff and friendly service will remain the same. For more information, visit Hurleymarine.com. (http://www.Hurleymarine.com) ...
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Beneteau appoints CEO for the Americas

Beneteau appoints CEO for the Americas

28-Nov-2016

George Armendariz has been appointed Beneteau’s CEO for the Americas — a newly created position responsible for all brands, including Beneteau, Jeanneau, Prestige, Four Winns, Scarab, Glastron and Wellcraft. For more information, visit Beneteau.com. (http://www.Beneteau.com) ...
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