New Marketing Manager at Yamaha France
François Tarrou has been appointed Marketing - Communication - Competition Director of Yamaha France. At 51 years of age, he will be in charge of all the company's products, including the marine world, to which he claims to be attached. "The excellence of the Yamaha brand is not only reflected on the road. In addition to the motorcycle network, I look forward to reaffirming with the marketing team our commitment to the world of the sea, yachting and to professionals in the quad, agriculture, breeding, hunting and even the mountains.
Change in the head of overseas communication
Héloïse Martin, head of marketing and communication for the catamaran manufacturer Outremer since 2004, has left her position. She will be replaced by Laurence Etoubleau from December 2018.
Promotions and departure at the head of Brunswick
The American yachting leader Brunswick announces a future change of direction. Its current president Mark Schwabero, who has been in office since 2016, will resign at the end of 2018. He will be replaced by David Foulkes, the current Chief Technical Officer and President of Brunswick Marine Consumer Solutions, who has been with the company since 2007.
A single director for Bénéteau's American brands
On October 18, 2018, the Beneteau Group announced the appointment of Christophe Lavigne as President of the American brands Four Winns, Glastron, Scarab and Wellcraft. A mechanical engineer with a degree in France, he had been Vice President of Engineering and Customer Service at Cadillac for 11 years, leading the engineering and product development of the four brands.