KIDDERMINSTER, United Kingdom – European boat builder Sealine International, which is owned by Brunswick Corp., has named Patrik von Sydow its managing director effective Aug. 1, the company said in a press release yesterday.
He will take over from Gerard Wainwright, who will become the company’s non-executive chairman. von Sydow will report to Victoria Reich, president of the Brunswick European Group.
“The appointment of Patrik is a testament to the depth of our management strength and foresight at Sealine,” Wainwright said. “He will ensure that Sealine maintains its pre-eminent position in the marine industry as well as its reputation for innovation and fresh ideas in boating.”