7 December 2012
Electronic Navigation Ltd (ENL) has announced the expansion of the company’s senior management with the appointment of Terry McDonald as General Manager.
The role is a newly created position and will see Mr McDonald overseeing ENL’s leisure, high-end leisure and commercial markets.
Mr McDonald has held key management roles in a number of world leading marine & technology companies over the past 25 years including General Manager of Mercury Marine (Brunswick Corporation), Director – Rayglass Sales & Marketing Ltd (Brunswick Corporation), Sales Director of Trimble Navigation and General Manager of New Zealand Aerial Mapping Ltd.
As well as his impressive amount of relevant marine industry experience Mr McDonald has a unique range of academic qualifications including a Post Graduate in International Business Strategy and Leadership from the University of Auckland, a Certificate in Marketing from Massey University and studied Marine Electronics Engineering at Southampton Solent University.
ENL Chief Executive Officer, Gareth Hodson, says Mr McDonald’s appointment will further strengthen ENL’s position in the New Zealand market as the largest distributor of marine electronics.
“This appointment will strengthen ENL’s strategic goals. In the short period Terry has been with ENL as Business Development Manager he has impressed me with his passionate and analytical approach to solutions, tied in with his ability to build a strong team environment,” says Mr Hodson.
“His skills and abilities will compliment our already strong senior management team.”
Mr McDonald says he is extremely excited about the opportunities ahead for ENL and was attracted to ENL as a strong and successful technology based organisation.
“ENL has long been a market leader in the marine electronics industry, not just here in New Zealand, but globally. I look forward to being part of a very healthy business, and with strong brands like Furuno and WASSP there is enormous potential for future growth,” says Mr McDonald.
For further information please contact:
Terry McDonald, ENL General Manager – Ph 09-373 5595.
About Electronic Navigation Limited
Electronic Navigation Ltd (ENL) is New Zealand’s premier marine electronics company.
Founded in 1946, ENL is a privately owned company that has earned a solid reputation for genuine service, innovation and supplying quality marine electronic products, with over 60 years experience within the marine industry.
Through a comprehensive network of technical service dealers and recreational dealers, ENL excels at its traditional activity of providing nationwide distribution of marine electronics.
ENL also has an extensive R&D facility that develops their class leading Wide Angle Sonar Seafloor Profiler (WASSP).