Tag Archives: Knut Frostad

Brunswick to acquire Navico

Brunswick Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Navico, a global leader in marine electronics and sensors for $1.05 billion. As a result of this acquisition, Brunswick will add the industry leading brands of Lowrance, Simrad, B&G, and C-MAP to its Advanced Systems Group (ASG), which includes the leading Parts & Accessories (P&A) brands in power management, digital control ...

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Navico initiates sustainable packaging program

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands recently announced its renewed focus on becoming a more sustainable company, dedicated to preserving the joy of being on the water for current and future generations.  The first step was a transition to feature 100% recyclable and sustainable packaging in new product offerings. Additionally, last month the company announced its first-ever appointment ...

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Navico appoints chief sustainability officer

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands, announced the hiring of its first-ever chief sustainability officer this week as the company has made sustainability one of its core strategic pillars globally across its brands, products, operations and production. Tara Norton joins Navico as chief sustainability officer from French multinational Engie Impact, where she worked with its corporate and ...

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Navico makes sales leadership appointments

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Navico – parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad Yachting, B&G and C-MAP brands – recently announced the appointment of Sean Hatherley to the top sales leadership role for the Americas, Senior Vice President of Sales.  Bringing more than 30 years of industry experience and a passion for boating and business development to his new role, Hatherley will oversee all retail, distribution, technical installer and ...

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Simrad partners with Chaparral and Robalo

Simrad recently announced it has been selected as the exclusive marine electronics supplier for Chaparral/Robalo boats. For model year 2021, Simrad will be the only marine electronics option on all 27 Chaparral models and all 22 Robalo models. Simrad systems are now also standard fit on the Robalo R360 center console and the R317 dual-console boats, as well as on 10 Chaparral models: ...

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C-MAP launches new site for recreational boaters

C-MAP announced the launch of the new C-MAP website catered to recreational boaters. C-MAP said the new website, www.c-map.com, features content covering the entire C-MAP range, is optimized for mobile devices and delivers an enhanced user experience – making it easier for consumers to find the chart they need via new location, chart or device compatibility searches. Consumers who want to ...

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Navico inks Coast Guard deal through 2025

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands announced today it has signed a five-year agreement with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to provide C-MAP cartography under the USCG’s Small Boat Product Line (SBPL). Navico said it was selected for a competitive award by the USCG for products that met all of their technical needs.  Navico’s C-MAP will deliver cartography ...

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Simrad BoatConnect provides remote, real-time vessel monitoring

Simrad BoatConnect™ informs boat owners of their boat’s location, battery level, trip history and more. Delivering important updates on a boat’s status to a compatible smartphone, BoatConnect is comprised of an easy-to-install hub and an easy-to-use app. Once installed, the solution provides at-a-glance information to enhance the boating experience. Users can quickly access real-time weather in the vicinity of their ...

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Navico appoints new VP of Digital Business and Marketing

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad, B&G and C-MAP brands announced today Knut Frostad has joined the management team as executive vice president of digital business and marketing. Frostad brings extensive industry experience, most recently serving as chief executive officer of Volvo Ocean Race. Frostad will be responsible for enabling a large set of new services for a full ...

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