June 27, 2016 / by admin / Marine / No Comments

MarineMax entering into crew placement

On Friday, at the Palm Beach International Boat Show, MarineMax announced that they are expanding into yacht management, charter of luxury megayachts and crew placement. Bob Saxon Associates, has become a part of MarineMax as part of the new endeavor which would be headquartered at MarineMax Yacht Center in Pompano Beach, Florida.

MarineMax chief executive officer and president Bill McGill told that they are really excited to declare this strategic initiative. Bob Saxon Associates is a natural fit for them expanding the breadth of their offerings into the rare sector of yacht management. With the business insightfulness of MarineMax prompting it, and Bob Saxon at the top spot, MarineMax’s all new Mega Yacht associate would be seen as an instant worldwide industry leader in this area.

Saxon has over thirty-five years of experience at and started his career as Croatian Yacht Charters‘ vice president, the pioneer and forerunner of yacht management services. In the year 1984, working with Ed Sacks, he built and worked as Sacks Group president.

After his 5 year stint with Sacks Group, Saxon operated Bob Saxon Associates for fifteen years before they sold this to Camper & Nicholson USA, making it the largest full service yacht brokerage of the world, charter, management as well as new build specialists. Very recently, he was the president of IYC along with a half billion dollars in listings as well as offices in strategic ports of call across the world.

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