Nov 1, 2022
Highfield Boats, manufacturer of the best-selling rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) in North America, announces the appointment of Chris Browne as Regional Sales Manager, Highfield Boats USA.
“With our business increasing exponentially over the past few years, it was time to grow our Highfield USA staff in order to better support our North American dealer network and help them meet the huge demand for Highfield RIBs. We are delighted to welcome Chris Browne to the team,” said Christophe Lavigne, president, Highfield Boats USA.
Chris Browne joined Highfield Boats USA on October 10, 2022. Based in California, his initial responsibility will be working with Highfield dealers in the Western United States.
Browne has been involved in the boating industry for more than 15 years. During the course of his career, he has worked in RIB sales on the U.S. West Coast and also operated a boat dealership in Australia.
“With his international background, Chris will help in developing the Highfield brand and expertise,” Lavigne said. “He is a passionate boater with experience in selling large RIBs and also will be an asset to increasing Highfield’s presence in that market segment.”
Browne will join Lavigne and Highfield Boats USA General Manager Tom Watson at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) for the launch of the new Highfield Offshore Sport Series. Visit the Highfield Boats FLIBS display at the Bahia Mar location, Land Booth #303.