Greg Evrard leaves North Sails for Corum
At the head of North Sails France since 2014, Greg Evrard left the management of the Vannes sailmaker in March 2019. He is joining Nicolas Troussel's Corum team for the 2020 Vendée Globe. He acts as team leader.
Cecilia Edeline leaves Privilège Marine
Cécilia Edeline has been in charge of communication for the catamaran builder Privilège Marine for 13 years. She left the company, which was bought by the Hanse group. After her departure at the beginning of April 2019, she plans to continue in the field as an independent, maintaining links with the nautical industry.
Nicolas Durand takes over Sealegs' responsibility for Europe
After having provided after-sales service and maintenance for Sealegs amphibious boats in France, Nicolas Durand is strengthening his role in the New Zealand shipyard. He becomes Head of Sales and Services for Europe. Based in North Brittany, he will be particularly in charge of the brand's visibility at boat shows.
New president for the Brittany Atlantic Sea Cluster
On 4 April 2019, Marie-Josée Vairon was elected President of the Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique, the regional maritime and nautical competence centre which notably pilots collaborative research projects. Director of Thalès in Brest, she succeeds Dominique Sennedot.
New Director at Mercury
Christophe Drees, President of the accessories and spare parts branch of the American engine manufacturer Mercury, has been promoted to President of Mercury Marine as a whole. He joined Mercury Marine in 1998 and worked his way up through the purchasing and marketing ranks before taking on positions of responsibility for the boat propeller business and Attwood pumps. He succeeds John Pfeifer who has decided to leave the company and the Brunswick Group.