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Dammrich and Hopkinson join forces with Marine Resources in executive search offering

Two marine industry veterans Thom Dammrich and Nick Hopkinson to join forces with recruitment company with international C and D-suite placements

The international marine specialist recruitment company, Marine Resources have joined forces with the former president of the Chicago-based National Marine Manufacturers Association Dr Thom Dammrich and former editor and owner of International Boat Industry (IBI) magazine Nick Hopkinson.

The new partnership aims to offer businesses in the leisure marine industry assistance with identifying and recruiting key management personnel.

Marine Resources offers bespoke headhunting and recruitment services on an international basis. With over 19 years’ experience, they are experts in recruiting at executive level across professional services into marine and offer a comprehensive recruitment service within design engineering and technical, marinas, build and refit.

Thomas Dammrich, former NMMA president

CEO and founder of Marine Resources Recruitment, James Ward commented: “We have invested more in resources, time and people on an ongoing basis. Joining forces with Nick and Thom, alongside Oli Wells our Head of Executive Search for Marine Resources, will strengthen our recruitment services offering and ensure the recruitment jigsaw is confidently put together.”

Both Thom and Nick have extensive knowledge of the global market having engaged with leading figures and companies in the industry for many decades and in numerous countries during their previous careers.

Former IBI owner and editor Nick Hopkinson

Dammrich commented, “I am delighted to work with long-time colleague, Nick Hopkinson, in association with Marine Resources to help marine businesses find the talent they need to be successful and executives to find the position where they can make a significant contribution.”

“I am very pleased that Thom and myself are teaming up with Marine Resources to extend the company’s reach into the area of top level international senior executive placement,” said Hopkinson. “Our long experience of the industry means that we are well positioned to provide this service and look forward to working with companies seeking to strengthen their management teams as well as with individuals looking for new opportunities.”

Companies or controlling shareholders who wish to have a discussion in complete confidence about their senior executive search requirements and likewise individuals wishing to explore new senior level opportunities should in the first instance contact:

Thom Dammrich ( , phone + 1 847 274 5167) in the US, or
Nick Hopkinson ( , phone +44 (0) 7966 159981) in the UK.