12 December 2019
At the Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) annual AGM held on 29 November at Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, Kirribilli, Jeremy Spear was announced as the President and Peter Dowdney as Vice President of AIMEX. Jeremy and Peter were both existing Board Directors, with Jeremy formerly serving as Vice President and Peter as a Director.
Incoming President, Jeremy Spear has been involved in marine design for over thirty years. He started designing marine interiors for private yachts in London in 1988 and formed Spear Green Design (SGD) in Sydney in 1991. SGD is a multidisciplinary marine design studio which has produced marine interiors, styled vessels and managed commercial and private newbuild and refit projects from 30 feet to 30,000 tonnes, with projects completed in over thirty countries.
Incoming Vice President, Peter Dowdney has had over thirty years experience in the marine industry with the past twenty three years being spent in various sales and management roles with Ronstan International. He is an active member of the Australian Marine industry having previously held a Board position with the Boating Industry Association (BIA) of QLD.
David Good, Chief Executive Officer of AIMEX said “I would like to thank and acknowledge outgoing President, Richard for his valuable contributions and leadership on the AIMEX Board and warmly welcome Jeremy as President and Peter as Vice President. They both have extensive experience in the marine industry and will provide guidance to achieve the best possible outcomes for the marine export, superyacht and commercial marine industries.”