Navionics Announces Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing18 December 2008Category:NavionicsSenior Vice PresidentSalesMarketingDon Black
Navionics, the leader in electronic charting and digital navigation data, is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Don Black as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Mr. Black brings an impressive background in marine communications, software, product development, sales and marketing. He will head the Navionics Teams for Sales, Marketing, Product Management and Business Development, working across all divisions.
His most recent position was CEO/President at SeaWave, in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, a company which developed ship to shore wireless communications. Prior to that, Don worked in Leadership positions at Drew Scientific and Instrumentation Labs. Early in his career Don was a sales and marketing manager for Canada Packers and Gainers Corporation, Canada.
Don is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, studied at the Goethe Insitut, Vienna, Austria and the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direccion; (IPADE) in Mexico City, Mexico. He holds an MBA from Instituto de Estudios Superiores de las Empresa (IESE), Barcelona, Spain.
In addition, Don is an avid sportsman, especially enjoying sailing and saltwater fly-fishing. Don will be based at Navionics US headquarters in Wareham, Massachusetts.
Navionics is based in Viareggio, Italy, and operates sales and manufacturing facilities in seven countries conducting research & development, operations, production, sales & marketing and distribution. Navionics headquarters in Viareggio, Italy serves Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania, and manages the R&D and production facilities globally. Navionics US headquarters, based in Wareham, Massachusetts, oversees the Americas. Navionics offices in Australia, France, the UK and the Benelux provide sales and distribution to their local regions. For 24 years, Navionics has developed and manufactured electronic navigation charts and systems for marine, inland lakes& rivers and outdoors use. For more information about Navionics, please visit www.navionics.com.