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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Ocean Signal Appoints Nieuwenhuis as Sales Manager

Posted by November 2, 2017

Kris Nieuwenhuis (Photo: Ocean Signal)

Kris Nieuwenhuis (Photo: Ocean Signal)

Ocean Signal has appointed Kris Nieuwenhuis as its new global Commercial Sales Manager.

An experienced technical sales manager in the maritime industry with a strong background in AIS and marine safety, Nieuwenhuis will focus on launching upcoming Ocean Signal productsto the commercial sector. His new role will also involve increasing awareness of the Ocean Signal E101V float-free EPIRB with memory capsule for VDRs and growing sales of the established SafeSea range of GMDSS products.

Nieuwenhuis joins the safety and communication specialist following a three-year spell as Sales Manager at world leader in AIS technology and Ocean Signal distributor True Heading in the Netherlands. He gained further technical experience and understanding of navigation and safety planning and bridge layout on large vessels through previous engineering-based roles at Amels Shipyard and Feadship Shipyards.

From his base in the Netherlands, Nieuwenhuis will work with the company’s network of distributors and dealers, and develop and strengthen connections with OEMs and partners across the world.
 
Continuing to strengthen its presence in the commercial sector, Ocean Signal recently launched the new M100 and M100X Maritime Survivor Locating Device (MSLD) and collaborated with AMI Marine to introduce the new float-free E101V EPIRB with integrated voyage data recorder (VDR) memory capsule. Its SafeSea range of GMDSS products, include the V100 hand-held radio, S100 SART and E100 EPIRB.

Ocean Signal and Florida-based ACR Electronics, Inc. form a strong partnership to provide global leadership in safety and survival technologies. The companies combine two of the most highly experienced electronic engineering teams in the marine communication industry to offer a comprehensive portfolio of reliable, innovative and easy-to-use survival gear.
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