Stuart, Florida, December 17, 2013 -- Martek of Palm Beach, an industry-leading marine electronics engineering and support company based in Stuart, Fla., is pleased to announce the addition of marine business veteran Martin Bader as chief financial officer. Bader will be responsible for all financial operations of the company, which designs, installs, and services electronics aboard super yachts and other vessels in the U.S. and abroad.
Bader holds a B.S. degree in accounting and finance from New York University and is a certified public accountant. He brings 41 years of management experience and business leadership to his new position. From 2007 to 2013, Bader was CFO of OceanView Technologies, a manufacturer of high-tech night vision equipment for the marine industry. From 1999 to 2013, he served as CFO and chief executive officer of VEI Technologies, the parent company of OceanView Technologies. For 10 years before that, he was CEO and chairman of the board of Technodyne, Inc.
"Marty's broad-based experience as a finance professional gives him a solid platform for the job of chief financial officer," said David Gratton, president of Martek of Palm Beach. "He has a wealth of business skills that will help Martek of Palm Beach capitalize on new business opportunities now and in the years ahead. We're glad to welcome Marty to the management team."
"I'm delighted to have the opportunity to join a world-class operation like Martek of Palm Beach," said Bader. " I look forward to lending my sales, financial, and management experience to a skilled and respected team of industry professionals."