Janine WaiteDometic Marine announced November 24th, the hiring of Janine Waite to serve as the company’s new Vice President of Human Resources.

Frank W ButlerIt is with great sadness that we announce that Frank Willis Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Catalina Yachts, passed away November 15, 2020 in Westlake Village, CA, due to unexpected complications from a recent illness. We extend our most heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Frank’s family. Our thoughts are with them at this most difficult time.

Alisdair MartinThe NMMA has announced the hire of Alisdair Martin in the role of Vice President of Sales and Strategy, as well as the promotions of John-Michael Donahue to Vice President of North American Public Affairs and Kelly Kaylor to Vice President of North American Public Relations and Corporate Communications.

Horst BaerWe have learned through Boating Ontario that Horst Baer, who was a long-time owner of Baer Harbour Marina in Orillia, has passed away in his 101st year.

Charles Charlie was a good friend and resource to many of us over the years and will be greatly missed. His commitment to safe boating and the work ABYC does cannot be overstated. 

Kip WasilewskiCarling Technologies is saddened to announce that its Director of Sales for the Maretron brand, Kip Wasilewski, died suddenly on October 27, 2020 near his home in New Jersey. Frank Emnett, Vice President, Carling Technologies and co-founder of Maretron stated, “It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my colleague.

John OenickAs the world leader in recreational boating, Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) continues to develop solutions to further improve boater experiences both by advancing the efficiency and capabilities of its core product lines and through its ACES (Autonomy, Connectivity, Electrification & Shared Access) strategy. 

Nick HarveyGroupe Beneteau Americas has announced two important executive appointments in their powerboat brands. Nick Harvey, FOUR WINNS and WELLCRAFT Brand Director. In charge of Jeanneau and Prestige sales development in the Americas since 2014, Nick Harvey is appointed FOUR WINNS and WELLCRAFT Brand Director.

Jeff ShieldFuruno USA is mourning the passing of Commercial Sales Representative Jeff Shield. Jeff passed away on October 20th, following complications from a recent medical procedure.

Nancy CooperBrunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has elected Nancy Cooper as its new non-executive Board Chair, effective November 1, 2020.  Ms. Cooper succeeds Manuel A. Fernandez who has announced his intention to retire after more than 20 years of service to the Company. 

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