Torqeedo names Marcia Kull president

Marcia Kull has been named president of Torqeedo Group, Inc., and will direct global sales and strategy for the electric marine propulsion company, Torqeedo announced Friday. Kull will oversee Torqeedo’s growth activities in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. The newly created position is an expansion of the current management team. She will assume her …
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Century Boats names new director of research and development

Century Boats, a classic American boat company established in 1926 and based in Zephyrhills, Fla., announced that it named Joel Scott McLaughlin its new director of research and development. In this new position with Century Boats, McLaughlin’s primary responsibilities will be the research, design and development of new models for the company. “With more than …
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MarineMax names top service technicians

MarineMax has announced the 2016 service team Circle of Excellence Winners. These are the company’s top service technicians “who are instrumental in keeping their customers on the water,” the company said. The 2016 Circle of Excellence Winners are: Andrew Roebuck at MarineMax Russo Boston Benji Allen and Paul Aycock at MarineMax Wrightsville Beach Bob Sorenson …
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Malibu Boats names Dealer Spike Marine exclusive partner in web services

Malibu Boats has selected Dealer Spike Marine as the top-choice provider for Malibu dealerships’ websites. “Dealer Spike’s reputation in design and strategy for dealerships is best in class,” said Eric Bondy, vice president of marketing for Malibu Boats. Malibu is also offering co-op opportunities for all Malibu dealers that sign on with Dealer Spike Marine. …
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Bass Cat, Yar-Craft names new West Coast regional sales manager

Bass Cat and Yar-Craft boats has named Dave Davis as the new West Coast Regional Sales Manager for both brands. Davis comes to Bass Cat and Yar-Craft after founding and serving as CEO of a company specializing in aftermarket marine and automotive lighting and accessories. The married father of three is a long time bass …
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MTA/NJ names 2016 scholarship, award winners

The Marine Trades Association of New Jersey (MTA/NJ) Foundation has announced the winner of its education scholarship. Valued at $ 1,500, this scholarship is open to MTA/NJ members’ children and their employees’ children and can be applied to any higher education program.  Since 2006, the MTA/NJ Foundation has awarded nearly $ 20,000 to deserving students. The 2016 …
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Brunswick names Eric Hendrickson president of Crestliner Boats

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) announced Tuesday it has named Eric Hendrickson as president of its Crestliner brand of freshwater boats. The appointment is effective immediately. He succeeds Cecil Cohn, who recently became president – Brunswick Financial Services. Hendrickson will report to Jeff Kinsey, president – Brunswick Freshwater Group. Hendrickson most recently was manager – strategy and …
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