Actuant Electrical Marine & Mobile business unit expands the global marine application engineering team

Actuant Electrical
April 10, 2013
Filed under News

Menomonee Falls, WI, April 9, 2013 – The Actuant Electrical Marine & Mobile business segment, which includes Marinco, Mastervolt and Ancor, global leaders in marine electrical products and systems, is proud to announce the addition of Rick Kermen to the global application engineering team.

“Rick Kermen has an extensive background spanning more than 25 years in marine electrical engineering, system design and boat building, “said Menno Ligterink, Global Application Engineering Leader for the Actuant Electrical Marine and Mobile segment.  “Rick’s knowledge, insight and skill set will assist the Americas Marine and Mobile team to drive and grow our system approach to the next level.”

Rick Kermen has worked in the marine industry since 1987.  Based in Vonore, TN, his background includes employment with several leading North American production boat builders, and his proficiencies include electrical engineering, CAD design, project management, manufacturing systems application engineering, systems diagnostics and compliance work.  In addition, he is an ABYC certified marine electrician.

“As our OEM business continues to grow and interest in our current and new technologies, like digital switching, penetrates the marine market at a rapid pace, the addition of Rick’s talent and knowledge base will be a key to our company’s continued success,” added Menno Ligterink.


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