HUNTER MARINEíS JOHN PETERSON TAKES SPOTLIGHT IN INDUSTRY LEADER EDITORIAL
Hunterís John Peterson is a highly respected, well known industry executive, having joined Hunter in 1994 as director of sales. He was named president of Hunter Marine Corp. this past September. Prior to his association with the Luhrs Marine Group, which also owns Silverton and Ovation motor yachts, Mainship trawlers and Luhrs sportfishing boats, he worked in sales and marketing at Carver and Thompson Boat Company, along with stints at Allis Chalmers Corp. He is also former president of Sail America and a multi-year member of the board of directors.
Peterson was recently interviewed in an in-depth industry leadership profile written by Beth Rosenberg that appeared in Soundings Trade Only. The article covered a wealth of topics including everything from his short and long-term goals for Hunter, to his strategies and tactics for surviving the recession, to the changes in the corporate production model and future product lines, to Hunterís involvement with SailTime, to his perception of the biggest challenges facing the sailing industry, among other hot topics.
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