Expanding its international team of executives, the leader in electric propulsion, Torqeedo, welcomes Tom Watson as vice president, global accounts. In this newly-created position, Watson will bring his years of marine industry experience to the young, innovative company, managing many aspects of Torqeedo's business from product launches to major accounts.
"Electric boating offers a unique, simple and sustainable boating experience," said Watson. "Torqeedo has always led the movement toward clean mobility and I believe as more people experience electric, the opportunities will grow exponentially."
Watson most recently spent 20 years with Yanmar Diesel, where he focused on building its global brand. He first joined the marine industry in Annapolis, Maryland where he managed the largest Zodiac dealership in North America and spent ten years in the outboard engine business with Outboard Marine Corporation.
"Tom is a great asset for Torqeedo," said Steve Trkla, president and general manager of Torqeedo, Inc. "He brings a wealth of high-level experience and industry knowledge to our international team and will help build electric boating worldwide."