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Multihull Solutions new management board

by Kate Elkington on 22 May 2014
Multihull Solutions managing director Mark Elkington welcomes Paul Jenkins as executive chairman of the company’s new management board. Multihull Solutions © http://www.multihullsolutions.com.au/
Multihull Solutions has announced the establishment of a new management board to oversee the company’s continued growth and expansion into Asia Pacific.

With Multihull Solutions now operating six sales offices across four countries, managing director Mark Elkington formed the new board to manage the company’s next stage of development.

Paul Jenkins has been appointed Executive Chairman of the Multihull Solutions management board, bringing to the position an outstanding range of business experience and skills to the position. He has accrued more than 35 years of management experience in large multinational corporations and smaller specialised companies in Australia and abroad.

Paul is currently a director of two privately held companies and has operated his own successful management consulting firm for several years, focusing on growth and development in the SME sector and mentoring young start-up businesses.

A passionate sailor and boat owner for more than 40 years, Paul holds an Offshore Yachtmaster Certificate, has completed a solo trans-Atlantic crossing, two Sydney-to-Hobart races, numerous international deliveries, more than 40,000 offshore ocean miles as well as thousands of miles inshore racing and cruising, and has also owned a vast range of sail and power boats. His excellent boating knowledge coupled with his proven management skills makes Paul ideally suited to the role.

Multihull Solutions managing director Mark Elkington said the company is thrilled to have Paul join the company in an executive capacity.

'Paul possesses an outstanding background in executive management and has demonstrated an impressive understanding of our specialist industry,' Mark said.

'We are excited to have him join us in this new stage of our business development,' he said.

Multihull Solutions now has offices in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Hong Kong and represents many of the world’s leading power and sail multihull brands including Fountaine Pajot, Fountaine Pajot Motor Yachts, Sunreef Yachts, TAG Yachts, NEEL Trimarans and Privilège Catamarans. In addition to selling new multihulls, the company has the largest pre-owned multihull brokerage division in the Asia Pacific region.

Further information about Multihull Solutions or its new management board can be obtained by contacting 1300 855 338 (within Australia), 0508 MULTIS (within New Zealand), or +66 8 1894 1530 (within Asia), emailing info@multihullsolutions.com.au or visiting the website at www.multihullsolutions.com.au
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