McMurdo and Kannad Marine, businesses of the Orolia Group, a high-technology group which specialises in positioning, navigation and timing, have appointed William Eastwood to the role of sales manager Americas.
Having joined the company on 15th May 2012, William takes responsibility for driving sales of both the McMurdo and Kannad Marine brands of marine electronic safety products including EPIRBs, PLBs, SARTs, NAVTEX, VHF Radios and AIS Beacons for the US commercial and leisure marine markets and the outdoor market.
Based in Massachusetts, William brings with him extensive experience spanning over 25 years in the marine electronics industry with a proven track record of developing multi-channel strategic marketing plans, increasing market share and driving revenue in previous roles at CaribAzul Marketing, OceanLED, Navionics Inc, Ocean Marketing Inc and West Marine Inc.
Commenting on his appointment, Ross Wilkinson, global sales director of Orolia Ltd said, “I am delighted to welcome William Eastwood to Orolia Ltd, he joins us with a wealth of experience in the marine industry. William’s experience, skills and drive will play a fundamental role in developing our future growth as well as providing vision, direction and strong leadership in the US Sales.”