Recruiting key management personnel just became easier, thanks to Marine Resources. | Dr. Thomas J. Dammrich, DBA

The global leisure marine sector experienced growth during the pandemic, amidst a slowdown in so many other manufacturing sectors. For a sector already struggling with a skills shortage, the problem became more acute. And now in the era of  “the Great Resignation” our sector is under more pressure  to identify AND retain knowledgeable staff.

Luckily our very own Dr.Thom Dammrich and Nick Hopkinson, former editor and owner of International Boat Industry magazine, has joined international marine specialist recruitment company, Marine Resources. This partnership aims to offer businesses in the leisure marine industry assistance with identifying and recruiting key management personnel.

Marine Resources offers bespoke headhunting and recruitment services. CEO and founder of Marine Resources Recruitment, James Ward says: “We have invested more in resources, time and people on an ongoing basis. Joining forces with Nick and Thom, alongside Oli Wells our head of executive search for Marine Resources, will strengthen our recruitment services offering and ensure the recruitment jigsaw is confidently put together.”

Dammrich and Hopkinson have extensive knowledge of the global market, having engaged with leading figures and companies in the industry for many decades and in numerous countries during their previous careers.

Dammrich says: “I am delighted to work with long-time colleague, Nick Hopkinson, in association with Marine Resources to help marine businesses find the talent they need to be successful and executives to find the position where they can make a significant contribution.”

“I am very pleased that Thom and myself are teaming up with Marine Resources to extend the company’s reach into the area of top-level international senior executive placement,” says Hopkinson. “Our long experience of the industry means that we are well positioned to provide this service and look forward to working with companies seeking to strengthen their management teams as well as with individuals looking for new opportunities.”

Companies or controlling shareholders who wish to have a discussion in complete confidence about their senior executive search requirements and likewise individuals wishing to explore new senior-level opportunities can the contact Thom Dammrich or Nick Hopkinson.

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