Skip to main content

Prospec names new vice president


Prospec Electronics recently hired Michael Silber for its newly created vice president of product management position. Dave Sykes, president and CEO, said that Silber will oversee all phases of product development from product conception through planning, design and prototyping, to testing and final production. He will also be responsible for budgeting and supplier negotiations.

"Michael has an immensely impressive track record," said Sykes. "We're pleased he joined the Prospec team and appreciate his leadership as we continue to grow our product line in exciting new ways."

Silber was most recently business development manager for Seek Thermal in Asia. He has also held other senior executive roles at Harman International Industries, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, where he was responsible for brand, category and product roadmap strategy.

The statement noted that Prospec Electronics works with outdoor audio innovation “by developing products and technologies that shape how consumers listen to music.” Its current brands include JBL by Harman, Infinity by Harman, MPro and Milennia.



Evoy Announces New Round of Capital

The Norwegian electric inboard and outboard manufacturer said it will use the funds to further develop its propulsion systems.


Newport Show Accepting Applications for Product Awards

The Newport for New Products program recognizes new boats, gear and more based on design, innovation and value to the consumer.


Freedom Boat Club Expands in Wisconsin

Parent Brunswick Corp. said it will open five new locations for this year’s boating season.


ABC 2022: That’s a Wrap

The American Boating Congress concluded Friday with an award presentation, discussions with representatives, a midterm election report from political analyst Charlie Cook, and a panel discussion about electrification.


Godfrey Breaks Ground on Expansion

The company said the additional manufacturing and warehouse space in Elkhart, Ind., will enable an increase in production.


Highfield USA Hires New President

The RIB builder said Christophe Lavigne will help develop the brand and operations in North America.


ABC 2022: A Full Schedule

The second day of the American Boating Congress included awards presentations, Capitol Hill sessions with lawmakers, an economic report, a state-of-the-industry address and statements from NMMA lobbyists.