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Lippert promotes new senior director of aftermarket marine sales

Lippert Components, Inc. (Lippert), a supplier of a broad array of components for OEMs in the recreation and transportation product markets, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, announced the promotion of Harcourt Schutz to senior director of aftermarket marine sales, which includes the brands of Lewmar, SureShade, and Taylor Made. Schutz brings more than 20 years of leadership, knowledge, ...

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JL Audio promotes VP of OEM sales for North America

JL Audio, an innovator in high-end audio solutions, has announced the promotion of Ora Freeman to Vice President of OEM sales for North America. “From the start of his career with JL Audio, Ora showed a tenacious ability to sell the JL Audio vision to OEM customers. His enthusiasm, knowledge and hard work have opened a lot of exciting doors ...

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Scout promotes new director of purchasing

Scout Boats, Inc. announces the promotion of Robert J. Openlander to director of purchasing effective immediately.   With a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Pennsylvania State University, Openlander came to Scout in October of 2017 as Supply Manager and was promoted to Purchasing Manager shortly after. His previous experience as a Senior Buyer and Supply Chain Specialist includes ...

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VP Racing Fuels promotes vice president of marketing

VP Racing Fuels, Inc. announced the promotion of Ben Dolan to vice president of marketing. "The VP team takes pride in having star players in every division and at every level," said Alan Cerwick, VP’s president and CEO. "Since joining the VP team as Director of Marketing in September of 2020, Ben has proven his star power, bringing unique and ...

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MarineMax appoints new VP of marketing

MarineMax recently announced the appointment of Abbey Heimensen to the role of vice president of marketing, overseeing a robust and talented team that delivers marketing support for MarineMax's national retail network of over 77 stores and diverse business units.  "Abbey's passion, commitment, and dedication to MarineMax and our customers has been key to the growth of our company and industry influence," Shawn ...

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NATDA names new executive director, director of operations

After posting record-breaking numbers both in terms of overall association membership and attendance for the NATDA Trailer Show, the North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) has announced that Andria Gibbon, CEM has been promoted to Executive Director. Under Gibbon’s leadership in 2021, dealer attendance for the annual NATDA Trailer Show saw a 2% increase over its previous 2017 record. From ...

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SeaDek promotes new director of marketing

SeaDek Marine Products, manufacturer of non-skid traction products for the marine environment, announced the promotion of Sasha Tinkham from marketing manager to director of marketing, effective October 25, 2021. Sasha will oversee all global marketing efforts and lead an exceptional in-house team of designers and marketing specialists. “Sasha has been a great addition to the SeaDek family and has proven ...

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Mercury Marine announces new global leadership team

Mercury Marine has announced multiple job moves and promotions within its global leadership team with the objective of  continuing to strengthen its leadership position in the marketplace and expanding the global experience of key talent. These actions are effective immediately.  Will Sangster is promoted to president, Mercury EMEA. Sangster has been general manager of ANZP since 2014 and added responsibility for the ...

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Patrick Industries names new director of marine sales, business development

Patrick Industries

Patrick Industries, Inc. — a manufacturer and distributor of building component products for the RV, marine, manufactured housing and industrial markets — recently announced the promotion of Michael Benedek to director of marine sales and business development. In his expanded role, Benedek will coordinate the sales efforts for more than two dozen brands serving the marine industry. “In addition to ...

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Williams Jet Tenders names new development director

Williams Jet Tenders has announced that long-term team member, Dan Bloice-Smith has been promoted to development director. In his new position Bloice-Smith will oversee the development of all new products for Williams, as well as the on-going evolution of the existing world-class Williams range. Bloice-Smith joined Williams 10 years ago as an engineer and has been instrumental in the growth ...

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