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 www.aimex.asn.au.