OCEAN Independence LLC (OCEAN) has announced the appointment of Thom Conboy as its President of the Americas. Conboy and his team, consisting of Michael Bach, Chris Collins, Julien Elfenbein, Teddy Garsva, and Cheryl Toney, joined OCEAN as of 1st February 2015.
OCEAN is expanding its presence in the Americas where Conboy will oversee the operation and all new business development. Joining OCEAN’S charter organisation, headed by Daphne d’Offay in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Conboy and his sales team bring a focus on brokerage and new construction sales.
Conboy’s yachting experience spans over 30 years. He is an avid sailor and has held positions as captain, project manager, yacht builder, shipyard owner and superyacht broker. Throughout his career, Conboy has been involved with the construction, sale and repair of yachts ranging in size from 15m to 96m in six different countries, including the United States, Holland, Germany, Turkey, Canada and Italy.