BRP’s Jason Eckman appointed to Sturtevant board

Jason Eckman, an executive at BRP, is newly elected Sturtevant Village President Jayme Hoffman’s choice to fill the rest of Hoffman’s term as village trustee, according to The Journal Times. In the Apr. 4 election, Hoffman won the village president seat, defeating Steve Jansen. Hoffman’s move up from trustee to president meant his trustee seat …
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RBFF elects Jeff Marble as new board chairman

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation announced Jeff Marble as the organization’s new board chairman. Marble joins six other new board appointees who will work closely with RBFF leadership to meet its mission, including its goal to increase participation from the current level of 46 million to 60 million in 60 months. “We are pleased …
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Desmasdon’s Boat Works: Customer advisory board provides valuable insights

It’s one thing to win awards like Top 100 and CSI awards from manufacturers, but the only true way to understand how you’re doing with your full customer base is to actively engage them and provide opportunities for them to offer real, tangible solutions to improve the customer experience. A few years ago, Desmasdon’s Boat …
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Navico director of sales named to NMEA Board of Directors

Navico, manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance, Simrad and B&G brands, announced that Sean Hatherley, director of sales for Navico Americas, has been named to the board of directors of the National Marine Electronics Association. NMEA board members are appointed to a three-year term where they work together to create and …
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NMEA adds four to board of directors

The National Marine Electronics Association has announced the appointment of four additional members to its board of directors. During their three-year terms they will be responsible for helping to create and drive NMEA strategies, programs and efforts in all areas. Additionally, Mike Spyros of Electronics Unlimited took the reins as NMEA chairman on January 1 …
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MCBC Holdings, Inc. appoints TJ Chung to board of directors

MCBC Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCFT) announced that Tzau-Jin (TJ) Chung has been appointed to the company’s board of directors as an independent director, effective Dec. 21, 2016. Chung will also serve on the Compensation Committee. In May 2016, Mr. Chung retired as president of Teletrac Navman, a commercial fleet and asset management solutions and a Danaher …
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Rick Stone joins Marine Accessories Corp. board

Marine Accessories Corporation has added marine industry veteran Rick Stone to its board of directors in an advisory capacity. For more than two decades, Stone held positions of leadership within Sea Ray and Brunswick Corp., including serving multiple years as president of the Sea Ray Boat Group. Stone holds an undergraduate degree in accounting and […]
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NMRA announces new officers and board members

GURNEE, Ill. – The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) has elected its officers and board members to head the organization in 2015–2016. Two new officers and two new board members joined its leadership group. Rob Gueterman of GSW & Associates in Tampa, Fla, was elected NMRA president, and Keith LaMarr of Macaroni Marketing in Watsonville, […]
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RBFF board of directors appoints four new members

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced Dale Barnes, Lenora Clark, Jeff Pontius and Colonel Joel Wilkinson have been appointed to its Board of Directors. Barnes, Clark, Pontius and Wilkinson will work closely with RBFF leadership to meet its mission. “Dale, Lenora, Jeff and Joel all represent key opportunities in […]
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