AIMEX appoints new CEO

Feb 1, 2018 by Triton Staff

The Australian International Marine Export Group has appointed Doug Jarvis to take over as CEO from Maryanne Edwards, who will join the board.

After a career in the building supply/hardware industry, Jarvis founded consultancy service Rhumbline Marketing, which managed marine industry events, including Australia’s largest sailing event – Skandia Geelong Week/Audi Victoria Week, according to the AIMEX statement. He later became waterways manager in Melbourne’s Docklands, with responsibilities that included strategic development of the urban waterway and day-to-day management of Melbourne Superyacht Marina and Melbourne City Marina.

Jarvis is a recipient of Yachting Australia’s Services to Yachting Award. “He has a broad knowledge of the marine industry, an extensive professional network and a reputation for developing mutually beneficial corporate partnerships,” AIMEX Chairman Richard Chapman said in a statement.

AIMEX represents the Australian marine export and superyacht industries. The group’s objective is to develop and promote Australia’s marine industry on a global scale. For more information, visit