Eric Tally has joined Elliott Bay Design Group, Seattle, as senior designer. Tally has over 16 years of pipe system construction and design experience. He is currently designing the fire- main system for the new Seattle police boat and is developing EBDG’s comprehensive pipe specification database. Liz White has earned her professional engineering license in naval architecture and marine engineering. White joined EBDG in 1999 following her graduation from Webb Institute. Additionally, Michael Johnson has joined EBDG as computer systems administrator. Johnson, who has over 15 years of information technology experience, will develop and streamline internal IT business processes.
Andre Korner is the new head of sales for Voith Turbo Marine GmbH & Co. KG, Heidenheim, Germany. Korner was most recently senior sales manager for Siemens Marine Solutions, concentrating primarily on drive systems as well as podded drives.
Alexandria, Va.-based National Marine Charter Association recently announced its new board members: Capt. Richard Dein,a Chesapeake Bay charter boat operator andprincipal partner withMarine Operations Analysis Inc.; Capt. Jim Robinson, owner of The Shoreline Resort; and Stephen White, partner with Wright, Constable & Skeen LLP.
Bill Hayden, vice president of engineering for Davis & Co. Ltd., has been elected chair of the Society of Naval Architects andMarine Engineers’ (SNAME) Southeast Section. Hayden is a graduate of SUNY?Maritime College and a former employee of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Fred Hogan has joined WESMAR as sales manager for the mechanical division’s Gulf States, the Mid Atlantic, Great Lakes and Alaska. Prior to joining WESMAR, Hogan was with John. J. McMullen Associates Inc. in Pascagoula, Miss. His principle customer was the U.S. Navy, for whom he managed imaging system and paper changes using proprietary software to scan and publish documents to the Internet.
Simrad Inc., Lynnwood, Wash., has named Mike Hillers commercial sales director. In addition, Jeff Condiotty is the new government business director for Simrad.