Ocean Signal has appointed Kris Nieuwenhuis as its new global Commercial Sales Manager.
Nieuwenhuis joins the safety and communication specialist following a three-year spell as Sales Manager at world leader in AIS technology and Ocean Signal distributor True Heading in the Netherlands. He gained further technical experience and understanding of navigation and safety planning and bridge layout on large vessels through previous engineering-based roles at Amels Shipyard and Feadship Shipyards.
From his base in the Netherlands, Nieuwenhuis will work with the company's network of distributors and dealers, and develop and strengthen connections with OEMs and partners across the world.
Ocean Signal and Florida-based ACR Electronics, Inc. form a strong partnership to provide global leadership in safety and survival technologies. The companies combine two of the most highly experienced electronic engineering teams in the marine communication industry to offer a comprehensive portfolio of reliable, innovative and easy-to-use survival gear.