The President and AIMEX Board of Directors announced the appointment of two new directors for 2021-2022 at the Annual General Meeting, held on Tuesday November 30, 2021:
Chris Blackwell, Sales & Marketing Manager, Echo Marine Group (Echo Yachts)
Michaela Claes, Operations Manager, Pantaenius Australia
Jeremy Spear – AIMEX President, Managing Director of Spear Green Design
Peter Dowdney – AIMEX Vice President, Australasian Sales Manager, Ronstan International
Stephen Vincent – AIMEX Honorary Treasurer, Director of Austral Propeller Company
Carl Amor, Director of Aqualuma LED Lighting
Kane Bygrave, International Yacht Logistics Specialist, Aurora Global Logistics
Richard Chapman, Managing Director, Coursemaster Autopilots and HyDrive Engineering
Steve Fisher, Director International Business, Rivergate Marina & Shipyard
Eli Green, Director, Greencorp Marine
Brad Marsden, Founder and Director, Marine Air Flow International
Ron Schroeder, Director, Rainman Desalination
Alan Steber, General Manager and Director, Steber International
Long standing AIMEX director, Sean Griffin has retired from the board after 17 years including two terms as Vice President.
Sean has been actively involved with the development of the marine export industry for more than 30 years. With extensive experience in global sales, marketing and technical product development, Sean currently operates as a commercial consultant within the Australia electronics industry. Prior to establishing his own consultancy in 2013, Sean has held various senior management positions with GME, Australia’s largest marine and LMR manufacturer/distributor.
David Good, CEO of AIMEX said “We thank Sean for his valuable contribution to the industry over so many years. All AIMEX directors are volunteers who donate their time, knowledge and travel costs at their own expense for the benefit of the whole industry. Experienced industry leaders such as Sean, Chris and Michaela along with our established continuing directors provide outstanding guidance and leadership. This enables AIMEX to achieve the best possible outcomes for the marine export, superyacht and commercial marine industries”.
Photo caption (l-r) : Pictured at the AIMEX Annual General Meeting are Lynelle Johnson & Ron Kelly, E-Class Outboards, David Good, CEO AIMEX & Superyacht Australia, Eli Green, Director, Greencorp Marine, Sean Griffin, Export and Business Development, Jeremy Spear – AIMEX President, Managing Director of Spear Green Design, Peter Dowdney – AIMEX Vice President, Australasian Sales Manager, Ronstan International, Stephen Vincent – AIMEX Honorary Treasurer, Director of Austral Propeller Company, Michaela Claes, Operations Manager, Pantaenius Australia, Alan Steber, General Manager and Director, Steber International, Richard Chapman, Managing Director, Coursemaster Autopilots and HyDrive Engineering