Suntex Marina Investors announces personnel move

Marieke van Peer

Marieke van Peer

Suntex Marina Investors LLC said it has appointed Marieke van Peer as its regional manager for the east coast of Florida.

The company said van Peer brings 12 years of experience in marina management in the Florida market. Prior to Suntex, she managed the Island Gardens Deep Harbour marina in Miami and the Bahia Mar Yachting Center in Fort Lauderdale.

“Marieke is a welcome addition to our management team,” Ron TenEyck, vice president of operations for Suntex, said in a statement. “We are constantly trying to gain fresh insight in how to improve the experience for our members. With her incredible background, hands-on knowledge of the inner workings of marinas and membership of the Marina Industries Association board of directors, she will give us a valuable fresh perspective. We are eager for a long and prosperous partnership.”

A graduate of Oxford, Cambridge, van Peer is certified as a marina manager by the Association of Marina Industries and she is a member of the board of directors of the Marina Industries Association of South Florida.


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