Sixth generation Hodgdon family member appointed as the company's director of sales and marketing
Thursday, September 15th 2016
Audrey Hodgdon has been named director of Sales and marketing at Hodgdon Yachts in East Boothbay. She is the sixth generation member of the Hodgdon family to work at the company and for the past two years has been the marketing manager. She joins a sales team that includes Cyril Le Sourd, based in Monaco and Eric Leslie, based in Newport, RI.
"Audrey's expanded role demonstrates the company's commitment to our 200-year history in the marine industry," said Timothy Hodgdon, Hodgdon's President & CEO and Audrey’s father. "With Audrey and other key team members in place, we're better equipped to take advantage of new opportunities."
Audrey will be based in East Boothbay at the company's headquarters where she will focus on accelerating Hodgdon's presence in the custom sail and power boat market, as well as increasing the Superyacht tenders division.
"I have seen first-hand and understand the attention to detail that goes into Hodgdon built boats," said Audrey. "I'm looking forward to having a more direct impact on our continued success by strengthening relationships with both potential and existing clients and playing an active role in the company's future."
Audrey's background includes working in New Zealand at High Modulus, a composites design and engineering firm in the marine industry. More recently she worked at Diversified Communications, an international media and event management company.