Tulsa, Okla. – Navico®, the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad® and B&G® brands announced today that Sean Hatherley, director of sales for Navico Americas, has been named to the board of directors of the National Marine Electronics Association (NMEA). NMEA board members are appointed to a three-year term where they work together to create and promote NMEA strategies and programs.


“The NMEA is a vital organization that supports the industry in the development of safe and effective recreational marine electronics,” said Hatherley. “I am honored to join the board of directors and look forward to helping drive the organization to achieve its goals in the coming years.”

Sean Hatherley has been sales director at Navico since 2014, overseeing everything from sales to technical installers, local retail accounts and wholesale distribution in the Americas. He works with a team of territory sales managers covering all of Navico’s recreational brands. Hatherley has an electronics engineering degree and an extensive background in marine electronics sales and support.

The mission of the National Marine Electronics Association is to be a worldwide, self-sustaining organization committed to enhancing the technology and safety of electronics used in marine applications. It provides effective leadership to its members, facilitates communications between members and various constituent groups, encourages members to establish quality processes, offers education to its members, and influences the applicable legislative and regulatory processes pertaining to the industry.

For more information on the Navico brands, please visit www.lowrance.com, www.simrad-yachting.com, pro.simrad-yachting.com/en, www.bandg.com and www.gofreemarine.com.

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