Pursuit Boats names product and distribution manager

Pursuit Boats tapped Mark Taiclet as its new product and distribution manager.

Pursuit Boats tapped Mark Taiclet as its new product and distribution manager.

The company said Taiclet will be focused on growing and improving the quality of Pursuit’s distribution network, as well as ensuring that the company’s boats are competitive in the marketplace and outfitted with current features and content.

“Pursuit Boats and the Pursuit dealer network is pleased to welcome Mark to the team” S2 Yachts vice president of sales and marketing George Hetzel said in a statement. “He brings a wealth of training and sales knowledge to this newly created position and we look forward to him working with our dealer network and business development managers.”

Taiclet held positions at Sea Ray Boats in new product development, product sales training and national/regional sales. He comes to Pursuit from Seakeeper, a maker of gyro stabilizers.

Pursuit is a division of Holland, Mich.-based S2 Yachts Inc. From their recently expanded production facility in Fort Pierce, the Slikkers family builds outboard-powered fishing boats in offshore, center console, sport and dual console configurations, in models from 23 to 37 feet. S2 also produces Tiara Yachts.


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