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Malibu’s next act

Malibu CEO Jack Springer introducing the Axis Wake T22

TKaiser
April 9, 2014

An exclusive interview with Malibu CEO Jack Springer about taking the company public, launching a new boat brand and the company‚Äôs next phase By Tom Kaiser Malibu Boats, the builder of the Malibu and Axis Wake inboard sport boats, recently went public and began trading on the NASDAQ at a price of $14... Read more »

Industry vet joins SI-TEX sales team

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
November 28, 2011

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. – Long Island-based marine electronics company SI-TEX recently announced the addition of marine industry veteran Rich Galasso to the company’s sales team. Galasso will represent SI-TEX in the Southern Florida region. Galasso has 18 years of experience in the boating and recreational... Read more »

Premier adds regional sales manager

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
November 15, 2011

WYOMING, Minn. – Pontoon Manufacturer Premier Marine announced that it has appointed Rick Jones of Houston, Texas, as the company’s Regional Sales Manager for the South, including Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. “We’re so pleased to welcome Rick to the Premier family,”... Read more »

Publisher, Boat Show Producer Teresa McIntosh passes away

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
October 28, 2011

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Teresa Ybarra McIntosh, co-publisher of Boating World, Sea, The Log and Editor & Publisher magazines and co-producer of the Newport Boat Show and Lido Yacht Expo, passed away on Oct. 11 at the age of 69 after a short battle with cancer. Teresa was known for her entrepreneurial... Read more »

Seakeeper appoints COO

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
October 28, 2011

SOLOMONS, Md. – Seakeeper announced this week that it had appointed the former CEO of Kloeckner Pentaplast Group Tom Goeke as the company’s new chief operating officer. Seakeeper produces gyro boat stabilization systems and appointed Goeke to help manage the company’s transition to... Read more »

FYBA names executive director

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
October 25, 2011

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Florida Yacht Brokers Association named Ann Vernon as its new Executive Director. “I am excited about the challenges ahead of me on this side of the Atlantic!” said Ann Vernon in a press release. “They include bringing interesting, pertinent seminars... Read more »

Terresolve hires sales manager

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
October 24, 2011

MENTOR, Ohio – Terresolve, a producer of environmentally safe lubricants and functional fluids in the marine and other industries, recently announced the addition of Kenneth Shelley as the company’s new sales manager. Shelley has 27 years of experience in the maritime, military and constructions... Read more »

Former Everglades Boats V.P. of Sales and Marketing returns to company

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
October 19, 2011

EDGEWATER, Fla. – Fishing boat manufacturer Everglades Boats announced that former Vice President of Sales and Marketing Bryan Harris would be returning to the position with the company. Harris has worked in many aspects of the marine industry for 24 years, and served as the vice president of sales... Read more »

Oceanair announces the appointment of a new technical director

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
October 19, 2011

SELSEY, U.K. – Mark Chapple, former interim operations director for Oceanair, was appointed to the position of technical director, putting him in charge of a team of 12, responsible for product development, design, quality and testing, engineering and research, and development. As technical director... Read more »

MANA president to speak at IBEX

Christopher Gerber (CGerber@BoatingIndustry.com)
October 14, 2011

GURNEE, Ill. – The President of the Manufacturers’ Agents National Association, Charles Cohon, will be participating in a panel discussion by the National Marine Representatives Association at the 2011 IBEX on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The workshop, “Harness the Power of Independent Reps –... Read more »

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