Hodson CEO of Electronic Navigation Ltd

Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Photo courtesy F2 Communications

The board of directors of Electronic Navigation Limited (ENL) have announced the appointment of Gareth Hodson as Chief Executive Officer of the company effective from 10 December 2010.

Hodson’s career with ENL has spanned nearly 20-years, with his most recent position being General Manager, New Zealand Sales and Service.

ENL is a New Zealand distributor of marine electronics including advanced navigation and communication equipment for small pleasure craft through to super yachts, commercial vessels and Navy ships.

The company supplies brands such as Furuno and Lowrance as well as the new WASSP range of advanced sonars, developed and manufactured in-house for international distribution.

Hodson started with ENL in 1991 as an apprentice, going on to become a fully qualified Marine Electronics Technician. The position saw him carry out the installation & service of onboard marine electronic systems such as Radar, Echo Sounder, SSB, VHF, GPS and Satellite Communications systems. In 1994 Hodson was the production manger and field technician for the companies Netlink deep-sea acoustic technology used by commercial fisherman globally.

After a stint playing a season of Rugby in Wales, Gareth returned to New Zealand in 1996 to take on a role with Navstation based in Westhaven beginning his trade in sales.

In 1997 rejoined ENL as the Commercial Product Manager, developing business relationships with overseas suppliers and commercial dealers nationwide and being responsible for the pricing, branding and marketing of new products.

In 2001, he was appointed National Sales & Marketing moving into the role of General Manager, New Zealand Sales and Service in 2008.

Hodson has been on the NZ Marine Export board for the past three years, focusing on export growth for the Marine Industry working along side NZ Trade & Enterprise on strategic initiatives for promoting the industry.

Maritime Reporter October 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Sapurakencana Wins 3 Petronas Oil blocks

SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad today announced that it has entered into Sale and Purchase Agreements to acquire the entire interest of PETRONAS in 3 blocks offshore

Kemp Succeeds Semple at Wood Group

Wood Group announced following changes to its senior management team. Alan Semple, chief financial officer (CFO) has advised the board that he intends to

ST Engineering Rejigs Top Deck

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced the appointment of senior management personnel to new key management positions in the

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1442 sec (7 req/sec)