American shipbuilder, Hatteras Yachts, has today announced the appointment of a new CEO for the brand: Kelly Todd Grindle.Previously President at the designer, manufacturer and marketer of outdoor sports and recreation products, Grindle’s new position is effective as of today.
Gregory Segall, Chairman of Hatteras and CEO of its shareholder Versa Capital Management, LLC, said, “We are pleased to have recruited a senior executive with the industry knowledge and experience to lead Hatteras Yachts through its next phase of growth. Kelly Grindle is an acknowledged leader in the outdoor sports and recreational marine industries, and he will have a positive impact on our ability to deliver the best quality yachts to Hatteras customers today and to continue the company’s long tradition of pioneering innovative design and technology in the future.”
Grindle comments: “I’m excited to join an iconic American brand that is recognised as a leader in building highly coveted sportfishing and motor yachts. I look forward to working with the Hatteras team to drive new growth through innovation and exceptional customer service.”