Anaheim, Calif., – Feb. 4, 2014 – Willard Marine, Inc., a leading manufacturer of composite and aluminum boats for more than 50 years, announced the appointment of Karen Jacquelin as director of marketing earlier today.
Jacquelin will be responsible for leading Willard Marine’s product and brand marketing strategy, including all advertising, public relations and event marketing initiatives. She will be based out of the company’s corporate offices in Anaheim, Calif.
“Karen Jacquelin’s vast advertising and marketing experience across a wide range of brands including Gatorade, Callaway Golf, Ford, Lincoln, Toyota and the Irvine Company is extremely valuable to Willard Marine as we strive to elevate our brand image and develop new product offerings,” said Ulrich Gottschling, president of Willard Marine. “Karen will leverage marketing analytics and research to help us develop the best products and services that appeal to new market segments and better serve our customers,” Gottschling explained.
Anaheim, Calif., – Feb. 3, 2014 – Willard Marine, a 56-year-old builder of composite and aluminum boats, has received an order to supply the Ukrainian navy with four aluminum patrol boats, with an option for a fifth.
Under the contract, issued by the U.S. Navy Foreign Military Sales (FMS) office, Willard Marine is supplying two SEA FORCE® 11-meter and two SEA FORCE® 7-meter aluminum patrol boats, each with an open cockpit configuration. An additional 7-meter patrol boat will be supplied upon request.
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Anaheim, Calif., – Jan. 6, 2014 – Willard Marine announced the appointment of Ning Wang as director of operations and program management. Wang will be responsible for overseeing Willard Marine’s planning, purchasing, stockroom and IT operations. He will be based in the company’s corporate offices in Anaheim, Calif.
“Ning Wang is a motivated, highly analytical individual who has a deep understanding in these areas, which will help us expand our capabilities and further strengthen our management team,” said Ulrich Gottschling, president of Willard Marine. “Our customers expect timely deliveries of high-quality products, and his new role reflects our commitment to obtain only the very best talent available to keep us competitive as we grow.”
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ANAHEIM, California (August 15, 2013) – Willard Marine, Inc. is pleased to introduce three additions to our workforce who bring a contemporary, fresh edge to their work. Either working toward their college diploma, or having recently graduated, please join me in welcoming Ronnie Shaeffer, Armin Fernandez, and Jared Yagi to the team. Give them a warm welcome and learn more about their areas of expertise below!