Tag Archives: Personnel

Pleasurecraft Marine Engine president Chuck Thurman announces retirement

LITTLE MOUNTAIN, S.C. -  Chuck Thurman announced that he will be retiring as President of Pleasurecraft Marine, effective September 30, 2015. Pleasurecraft Marine, owned by Correct Craft, manufactures three engine brands, PCM, Crusader, and Levitator, from its headquarters in Little Mountain, South Carolina. For forty years Pleasurecraft has led the industry in providing the highest quality, most innovative inboard engines ...

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Z Marine of North America makes three new appointments

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – Z Marine of North America, LLC - a subsidiary of Z Marine SAS, the world’s largest manufacturer of RIBs, inflatable boats, life rafts and safety equipment, and the world’s oldest and most recognized manufacturer of inflatable boats - has made three new appointments at its South Carolina-based headquarters. Alan Brocious has been named Vice President of Production/Service. ...

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NMMA Canada executive director elected to ICOMIA executive committee

BOLTON, Ontario -- Sara Anghel, executive director and vice-president of government relations for the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada was elected to the International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) Executive Committee earlier this month during the ICOMIA annual congress in Gdansk, Poland. Founded in 1996, ICOMIA is the international trade association representing the global marine industry and brings ...

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How to get the right job to find you

Employment is on the up side. Employers are actively looking. Offers are getting better. Even so, many find themselves “stuck” where they are with no light at the end of the tunnel. Getting ahead eludes them; knowing how to make things happen isn’t easy. Keeping your fingers crossed that a rising economic tide will take care of you or that ...

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MarineMax Ocean Alexander welcomes Michael Tyrrell to the team

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – MarineMax Ocean Alexander of Florida announced today that Michael Tyrrell has joined the team at Pier 66 Marina in Fort Lauderdale. Michael is a veteran of the yachting community with 29 years of yacht sales experience. He began his career with Allied Marine-Hatteras later forming a partnership with Dwight Tracy & Friends. “I am excited to ...

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Pursuit Boats announces product and distribution manager

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- Pursuit Boats is pleased to announce that Mark Taiclet has joined the Pursuit Boats sales team as a Product and Distribution Manager. In this new role, Mark will be focused on growing and improving the quality of the Pursuit Boats distribution network as well as ensuring Pursuit Boats are competitive within the marketplace and outfitted with current features ...

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Seastar Solutions announces retirement of Robbie Brown

Litchfield, Ill. – SeaStar Solutions announced today the retirement of Robbie Brown, effective May 15, 2015. While SeaStar Solutions (formerly Teleflex Marine) is certainly a global enterprise today, this has not always been the case. For over two decades, it has been Robbie Brown leading the charge, promoting the SeaStar brands overseas and developing its network of distributors around the ...

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Yamaha promotes Bill Boehman to vice president, Precision Propeller Industries, Inc.

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Yamaha Marine Group today announced the promotion of Bill Boehman to Vice President of Precision Propeller Industries, Inc. (PPI), a wholly owned, independently operated subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. and the company that produces all Yamaha-branded stainless steel propellers as well as other brands for marine industry businesses. Since joining PPI in 2008, Boehman has overseen ...

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Florida Yacht Brokers Association names Cynthia Sailor as new executive director

FORD LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Florida Yacht Brokers Association (FYBA) Board of Directors has named Cynthia “Cindy” Sailor executive director of the association, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The appointment became effective April 1, 2015. Cindy Sailor CS-014-FMs. Sailor, who has a long and extensive background in the recreational marine industry, joins FYBA from Active Interest Media’s (AIM) highly acclaimed ...

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Q&A with Ben Speciale, President, Yamaha Marine

Over the last several years, Yamaha Marine has rolled out several innovations from its Helm Master integrated boat control system to a variety of new engines. But even as the company has developed a wave of new products Yamaha has also been one of the biggest industry advocates, lobbying for the industry at the state and national level on a ...

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