Mastervolt and Marinco announce personnel moves


The Power Products LLC marine and mobile business segment, which includes Marinco, Mastervolt and Ancor, announced two personnel appointments.

Vincent Paalvast was named EMEA operations leader. The company said he will be responsible for all aspects of operations, including service, sourcing, logistics and customer service.

Paalvast has worked for Mastervolt for six years, most recently in the solar segment of the business.

“Vincent brings many years of experience in operations, which will provide our customers with the timely product availability and high-quality service that they desire,” Mastervolt Amsterdam site leader Ton de Winter said in a statement.

Anthony Gibb, based out of the Auckland, New Zealand facility, was named sales leader in the Asia Pacific region. The company said Gibbs is a passionate sailor who brings more than 15 years of commercial and business management experience to his new role.

“Anthony has a broad background and a passion for the marine industry, which will help us to drive growth and ensure customer satisfaction in the Asia Pacific area,” Auckland, New Zealand site leader Jarrod Sagar said.


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