Changing Places


Pursuit Boats named David Glenn its marketing manager.

In this role, he will be responsible for all domestic and international marketing initiatives for the builder.

"David's knowledge and experience with luxury brands makes him a perfect complement to our sales and marketing team. We are pleased to have him return to the Pursuit family and expect a positive and immediate impact on our worldwide sales through his efforts," said George Hetzel, vice president marketing and sales, in a statement.

Glenn, with more than 16 years of boat branding and sales experience, most recently was with Everglades Boats and has handled domestic and international sales for Hatteras Yachts and Regulator Marine. He also previously worked for Pursuit.

Pursuit Boats is a division of Holland, Mich.-based S2 Yachts, Inc.

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Samson, a leader in performance cordage, announced the retirement of Dave Strauss, western regional sales manager of industrial markets, and the hire of his replacement, David Moore of Portland, Ore.

After almost 20 years of service, Strauss is retiring in June. He has served in both the recreational marine and industrial markets during his career.

Moore has experience in the aerospace and semiconductor industries, as well as a background in sales and product development. He will be based in Portland, Ore., and responsible for all sales activities in industrial markets of the Western region.


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Quick Hits: March 1, 2021

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