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Willard Marine, Inc. Announces New Director of Engineering

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ANAHEIM, California (August 1, 2013) - Willard Marine, Inc. recently announced the newest member of their team, Richard Bryson, who will join their ranks as Director of Engineering. With over 20 years of maritime experience, Bryson was previously with Derecktor Shipyards, Christensen Shipyards, and Heisley Marine Corp. He served as Director of Engineering at Brunswick Corporation, overseeing approximately 50 engineers and launching eight new products annually over a five-year period. Bryson also spent time with Clipper Windpower where he served as Program Manager.

"I'm very happy to be joining the Willard Marine team," says Richard. "It's very exciting to join a company with such a reputation for building such high quality boats in the USA."

 Willard’s President, Ulrich Gottschling, expressed enthusiasm about the hire as well, “We are in the process of putting together a world class engineering team that will carry on the heritage of Willard Marine and extend our product line beyond anything the industry has seen before. With Richard, we will be getting a tremendous amount of leadership, experience, and innovation that will be applied to our next generation of products and services. When you bring in someone who has been around boats his entire life, you can rest assured knowing the continued success of the company is in good hands.”

Willard Marine, Inc. has been designing and manufacturing boats since 1957, delivering over 1,000 aluminum and composite RIBs to different armed forces throughout the world. For more information on Willard Marine, visit

Annie Summers, Marketing Director


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