Martek of Palm Beach, a global marine electronics engineering and support company based in Stuart, Fla., is delighted to announce that Scott J. Newman has joined the company as Director of Superyacht Sales. Newman is well known and respected in the marine industry, with more than 22 years as a sales professional.
Newman previously served as Southeast Sales and Development Manager--VSAT Internet Sales for LinkScape, an Internet services and communications company. In that capacity he grew LinkScape's business in the super-- and megayacht market and developed and trained the dealer network. Before that, he was Sales Engineer/Project Manager for Larry Smith Electronics and Assistant Branch Manager--Commercial and Military Sales for Radio Holland USA. At Radio Holland he was a consistent top producer in the marketing and sales of a broad range of marine electronics.
"Scott's intensive sales background in the marine industry puts him in an excellent position to lead our business development activities," said David Gratton, president of Martek of Palm Beach. "His hands-on experience in both the marine electronics dealer and internet communications areas provides very useful tools to help us expand the services we offer customers. We're happy to welcome Scott to the Martek team."
"Joining Martek of Palm Beach is a wonderful opportunity to put my experience to work to help further grow an already robust business," said Newman. "I'm excited to be working alongside a talented group of professionals who have built a company that is respected worldwide."