Changing Places

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Italian boatbuilder Azimut Yachts named Davide Breviglieri as managing director and Henrique Toledo as chief financial officer of Azimut Brazil.

Breviglieri has lived in Brazil for 12 years, working for Italian multinational companies.

Azimut Brazil’s team, led by Breviglieri, will be responsible for developing production, expertise and synergy between the Italian and Brazilian companies.

Azimut Yachts is a brand of the Azimut-Benetti group.

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IDEX Corp. promoted Fenton Challgren to president of its Chemical, Food & Process Group, which includes Viking Pump and Wright Flow Technologies in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Richter Chemie in Kempen, Germany.

Challgren has been with IDEX for six years. Most recently, he was general manager of Viking Pump, which celebrated its 100-year anniversary in 2011.


Yamaha sponsors Jacksonville show

Yamaha has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the Jacksonville In-Water Boat Show that runs April 13 -15 at Metropolitan Park and Marina in Jacksonville, Fla.

Volvo Penta announces contest

Volvo Penta of the Americas is asking new engine owners to submit stories to its inaugural Boating Dreams contest and will award the winner with a Chevrolet Silverado pickup.

MIASF volunteers collect 32 tons of trash

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida and the Marine Industry Cares Foundation, organizers of the 41st Annual Broward County Waterway Cleanup held on March 3, collected 32 tons of trash from 31 sites around the county.

New Jersey saltwater fishing show opens today

The Progressive Saltwater Fishing Expo opens today, nearly doubling its footprint as it moves from the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, N.J., to the larger, more centrally-located New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, N.J.