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4 Jan 2013

International Superyacht Society to elect new board directors


Following changes introduced to its bylaws in 2011, the International Superyacht Society (ISS) is set to elect eight new members to its board of directors, from a list of 15 nominees. The two nominees finishing ninth and 10th will serve a one-year term with the option to stand for election again the following year.

The list of nominees is as follows:

 End-of-Term Directors

AJ Anderson—Wright Maritime Group
ISS Board for six years; Co-Chair of the Technical Committee; Fabien Cousteau Blue Award; Gala Reception Silver Supporter

Jill Bobrow—Jill Bobrow Associates, Inc.
ISS Board for two years

Danielle J. Grucci Butler—Maritime Attorney and Partner at Hill Betts & Nash, LLP
ISS Board for one year

Rob Carron— Willis Marine
ISS Board for four years; currently ISS Secretary and Executive Committee Member; Co-Chair ISS Gala Committee

Andrew Doole—Show Management, Inc.
Serves on ISS Board perennially; ISS Gala Committee; Interior Design Award Sponsor

Sabrina Farmer—International Maritime Associates
ISS Board last three terms; Co-Chair ISS Gala Committee; YachtInfo FLIBS Committee

Michele Flandin—Oceanco
ISS Board for four years; ISS Fabien Cousteau Blue Award Committee; ISS Business/Person of the Year Silver Sponsor

Gary Groenewold—Westrec Marinas
Serves on ISS Board perennially; Captain’s Council; Distinguished Crew Award Silver Sponsor

Isabelle Huet—Blohm + Voss Shipyards GmbH
ISS Board for two years; Captain’s Council

Dieter Jaenicke—Viking Recruitment
Currently ISS Vice President; Executive Committee Member; Perennial Gold Sponsor—Crew Initiative

Chris Layton—Superyacht Solutions, Pty Ltd
ISS Board for one year

Nominated Directors

Gary DeSanctis—Active Interest Media

Simon Harvey—N2

Michele Leung—Marsh

Derik Wagner—MTN Satellite Communications

ISS president, Ken Hickling presents its code of ethics at the 2012 Global Superyacht Forum.

Related Links

International Superyacht Society Profile
International Superyacht Society Website


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