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Marine Resources Managing Director, James Ward announced as Vice Chairman for British Marine Membership and Marketing Committee

21st December 2015

Marine resources Managing Director, James Ward has been officially announced as the Vice Chairman for the British Marine Membership and Marketing Committee. James originally joined the Membership and Marketing committee a year ago and has been involved in the recent re-branding of the British Marine, the highly successful ‘Look for the Logo’ campaigns and writing of a new British Marine Strategy which is due to be rolled out in 2016.  James will be working alongside current Chairman, David Barrow and the rest of the Membership and Marketing Committee who meet regularly.

James now runs three successful recruitment companies covering key areas across the industry, commercial maritime, leisure marine & superyacht and yacht racing professionals.  As a member himself he has experienced first-hand the benefits of British Marine membership.

The Membership and Marketing committee is responsible for strategic input which leads to increasing membership whilst retaining current members by increasing awareness of the benefits of becoming a member of the British Marine. James will be working with the committee to launch new marketing campaigns and finding new ways to attract other key players in the industry to join.

The committee is essential to the success of British Marine and campaigns such as ‘Look for the Logo’ are designed to help buyers and sellers choose accredited companies within the industry. British Marine work with their members to help promote their businesses both at home and overseas and provide a high level of professional service, quality and excellence.

James Ward said “I am excited to take on a more senior role within the committee as the Vice Chairman and I’m looking forward to working with the other committee members to bring about positive change to the marine industry.”

David Barrow, Chairman of British Marine Membership and Marketing Committee said “It was with great pleasure that James was nominated and universally endorsed, as the Vice Chairman.  James is the youngest member of a strong committee and will bring a new dimension to the development of the membership and marketing strategy”

James will be working closely with Hayley James-Harris, (Head of membership Relations) and her team at Egham and as Vice Chairman to David Barrow, James will take over as Chairman for a three-year term starting from next November.




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