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Tigé Boats adds to sales team

ABILENE, Texas – Tigé Boats recently announced the addition of Chris Crysdale to its sales team as Director of Dealer Development. Crysdale has 20 years of experience in sales of inboard boats and as National sales Manager for Malibu Boats. “Chris is an excellent addition to our team,” Tigé President Rick Correll said in a press release. “It’s a part ...

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UASC announces three new directors

SIGNAL HILL, Calif. – The nonprofit organization United Anglers of Southern California (UASC) recently named Breck Furnish, Cathy Needleman and Wendy Tochihara to its Board of Directors. Breck Furnish has over 38 years in the outdoors and sporting goods business in the Western U.S. He is an avid saltwater fisherman and fly fisher and has represented manufacturers in the industry. ...

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Navico hires new regional sales managers

TULSA, Okla. – Navico, producer of recreational marine electronics and parent company of Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, and B&G, recently appointed sales team member Tito Perez as Southwest Regional Sales Manager and hired John Hartnett as the company’s new Western Florida Regional Sales Manager. “Tito is well-respected among colleagues for his extensive technical knowledge of our brands, sales capability and exceptional ...

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Skier’s Choice hires new marketing manager

MARYVILLE, Tenn. — Skier’s Choice Inc. has hired Amy Mauzy as its new marketing manager. Mauzy is tasked with overall brand building for performance luxury Supra wakeboard and ski boats along with the Moomba boat line. In this role, she will blend her passion for water sports and communication with engineering and customer driven marketing. Mauzy brings 13 years of ...

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John Dickel joins MESCO Inc.

THOROFARE, N.J. – Marine Equipment and Supply Company Inc. (MESCO) has added John Dickel to their outside sales team to handle select accounts for the company in Pennsylvania. MESCO Inc. is a wholesale parts and accessory distributor based in Thorofare, N.J. Dickel has 28 years of experience with marine and RV distribution that he will bring with him to MESCO ...

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Ranger Tugs names new sales manager

KENT, Wash. — Ranger Tugs has named Kirk Hawley as sales manager for the 21- through 29-foot trailerable boats built by Fluid Motion. Haylwy will assume his new position at the end of August and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Kent, Wash. Hawley brings more than two decades of experience in the marine industry to his position ...

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TMM Yacht Carters hires sale manager

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. — TMM Yacht Charters has hired Don Pietrykowski as its new Yacht Sales Manager. Pietrykowski will be working out of TMM’s Tortola base and concentrating on selling new sailing yachts into their charter fleets located in the British Virgin Islands, St. Vincent, and Belize. TMM currently represents Beneteau, Jeanneau, Fountaine Pajot, Privilege, and Hunter yachts. For the ...

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KVH names 2011 Sales Representative of the Year

MIDDLETOWN, RI – KVH Industries Inc. named Tim Conroy, President of ComMar Sales, LLC, as its 2011 Marine Representative of the Year. KVH’s Marine Representative of the Year award is presented annually to recognize excellent service, productivity, consistently positive customer feedback, and commitment to KVH Industries. Conroy has more than 30 years of experience in the marine industry, and he ...

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Hawkins named Premier Marine national sales manager

Wyoming, Minn.— Pontoon manufacturer Premier Marine has announced the appointment of Bruce Hawkins as National Sales Manager. “We’re excited to add Bruce to our team,” says Premier President Bob Menne. “With our recent acquisition of Palm Beach and Weeres, the expanded Premier family will benefit from Bruce’s extensive background and experience in all aspects of the marine industry.” Hawkins has ...

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Valdes to lead Brunswick Boat Group’s Brazil effort

As managing director, Valdes will oversee construction of new production facility. LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Brunswick Boat Group, a unit of Brunswick Corporation today announced that Jorge Valdes has been named managing director - Brazil operations, effective immediately. Brunswick recently committed to building a boat manufacturing plant in Brazil to serve South America's largest country and the surrounding region. In ...

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