Dean Burnett named president of Yamaha Watercraft Group

KENNESAW, GA –  Yamaha Watercraft Group, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today announced that Dean Burnett, former Vice President for Yamaha Marine Group, has accepted the position of President of Yamaha Watercraft Group, which oversees the sales, marketing and distribution of Yamaha WaveRunners® and Sport Boats. Effective January 23, Burnett succeeds Mark Speaks, […]
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David Foulkes named new chief technology officer at Brunswick

Mercury’s vice president of product development will be adding the chief technology officer title to his responsibilities, Brunswick Corp. announced Friday. David M. Foulkes, has been promoted to the new position of chief technology officer, but also will retain his current responsibilities as vice president – product development, engineering and racing for Mercury Marine, Brunswick’s […]
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Ian Atkins named president of Dominion Marine Media

NORFOLK, Va. – Dominion Enterprises today announced the appointment of Ian Atkins as president of Dominion Marine Media (DMM). DMM, a division of Dominion Enterprises, owns and operates the three largest and most popular marine industry web portals. The company also announced the promotion of three senior personnel to newly created vice president positions. The […]
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Lenco Marine, Inc. named 2014 Florida Companies to Watch winner

STUART, Fla. – Lenco Marine, Inc. is proud to be selected as one of fifty leading second-stage companies selected from more than 500 nominations statewide, as this year’s Florida Companies to WatchSM winners. All 2014 winners will join an esteemed group of 150 Florida alumni honored over the past three years. Florida Companies to Watch is […]
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Blue Sea Systems Named Supplier of the Year

BELLINGHAM, WA ‐ Blue Sea Systems, a Bellingham based manufacturer of marine electrical systems, earned three awards at the annual National Marine Distributor Association (NMDA) conference, including the prestigious Platinum Supplier of the Year award. NMDA distributor members vote to determine the awards, which were presented July 23 at the Supplier of the Year luncheon […]
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Mercury Marine’s John Temple announces retirement, Will Sangster named as replacement

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – John Temple, general manager of Mercury Marine’s Australia, New Zealand and Pacific (ANZP) region business, will retire at the end of 2014 after 35 years with the company. Will Sangster, director of sales in the ANZP region, will be appointed general manager to replace Temple upon his retirement. Sangster recently completed […]
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