Changing Places

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Roch Lambert, vice president and general manager of the Ski-Doo, Sea-Doo and Evinrude division at BRP, recently left the company.

"Roch has decided to reorient his career outside BRP," company spokeswoman Julie Johnson said in an e-mail to Soundings Trade Only.

Johnson said there isn't a replacement for Lambert. "However, we have reorganized in an effort to consolidate the sales and marketing activities of our Can-Am/Sea-Doo/Ski-Doo/Evinrude brands in North America as we continue to take appropriate measures to meet our financial commitments and remain well-positioned for a recovery in the powersports and marine businesses."

Yves Leduc was named vice president and general manager of the North American division for BRP and will oversee all the brands for North America. He was most recently vice president and general manager for the company's Can-Am/After Sales Operations division.

Chris Dawson remains vice president and general manager for the International division.

Scott Weber was named vice president of sales, marketing and after-sales service for Evinrude. He was formally director of North American sales for Sea-Doo/Ski-Doo/Evinrude.

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Denison Yacht Sales, a full-service yacht brokerage and charter firm with locations in Marina del Rey, Calif., and Fort Lauderdale, added Bob Offer and Mike Kiely to the Fort Lauderdale office as brokers.

"Both Bob and Mike bring a lifetime of experience in all aspects of boating, yachting and sailing to Denison Yacht Sales," said Bob Denison, president of Denison Yacht Sales, in a statement. "Their expertise in a multitude of arenas within the international marine industry, including sales, brokerage, new construction, charter, marketing, and customer support at every level, make them invaluable additions to our growing team."

Offer's 30 years of marine industry experience span the globe, with a focus on the megayacht segment. He has worked in nearly every facet of the marine industry, from building to heading up brokerage teams for some of the best-known firms in the world.

Kiely has a background in sales and marketing, in addition to being an experienced boater. His career spans more than 20 years as a national and international sales representative, yacht broker and business development manager.


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