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SAFE Boats International announces new Senior Vice President of Operations

Kevin Rowlee
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SAFE Boats International announces new Senior Vice President of Operations
Bremerton, WA (January 26, 2017): SAFE Boats International is pleased to announce that Hartwell Champagne has been appointed as the Senior Vice President of Operations.
Hartwell joined SAFE Boats in 2013 and has been a key member of the company’s executive team.  Prior to his new assignment, Hartwell was the General Manager of the company’s Large Craft Production facility in Tacoma, Washington where the US Navy’s Mk VI Patrol Boats are manufactured.  Hartwell has been part of the Defense and Government Contracting Industries almost the entirety of his career.  He has a strong background in product development, program management and production operations management and has managed defense equipment development and production programs for customers around the world.   
“We are very excited to have an executive of Hartwell’s caliber and experience leading Operations at SAFE Boats”, states CEO Dennis Morris. “Hartwell provides tremendous value to our team in terms of Operations Management, driving continuous improvements and optimizing the processes by which we design, build and support our boats.”
About SAFE Boats International:
SAFE Boats International is an industry leading aluminum boat manufacturer and a global leader in providing the most reliable and effective boat platform systems and solutions to defense, security, and first responder customers to accomplish their missions.

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