New director at Sportsboat World
Simon Russell has joined Sportsboat World as director to lead the manufacturer and worldwide distribution of the SB20.
Simon, aka ‘Fumesy’ has more than 25 years’ experience in the marine business including 11 years as corporate sales manager at Musto, where he focused on growing the team sales business. He also spent ten years at Jack Holt as a technical sales manager in the dinghy and keelboat hardware division.
“The knowledge, expertise and experience that Simon brings to our company will further strengthen the position of the SB20 as the leading strict one-design 6m racing keelboat,” said CEO Tony Castro.
“He is fully committed to working with our international network of stakeholders: the SB20 class, the world council, owners and fans, to get the SB20 to the next stage while preserving the ethos of this unique class.”
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