Maritime & Marine

Published: October 22, 2019 | Updated: October 23, 2019

Expanding marine electronics company welcomes five new staff on board

(Left to right): Justin Cohen, Beth Soden, Marek Synowiec, Amy Miles and Josh Keets (inset).
By Andrew Diprose, editor

Five new staff have joined Actisense, the Dorset-based marine electronics company.

Justin Cohen takes charge of the company’s marketing strategy. With more than two decades of PR and brand marketing experience, he will help identify key growth areas for the business and help to raise the company’s presence.

Amy Miles has joined as Compliance Manager. Actisense has achieved ISO9001 and ISO14001 certification and she will take the lead in ensuring that the standards are upheld and key performance metrics are achieved.

Marek Synowiec is appointed Senior Software Engineer. Actisense give users free access to its software and Marek will join the team creating tools for Actisense customers.

Beth Soden is recruited as Sales & Marketing Coordinator, following graduation from Cardiff University. She will support the sales and marketing functions in the business.

Josh Keets is the company’s new Technical Support Engineer and will be customers’ first port of call when requiring technical assistance with their Actisense products.

The new hires reflect the continuing expansion of the Poole-based company, which serves both the leisure and commercial marine markets across the globe.

Phil Whitehurst, Chief Executive Officer, said: “I am delighted to welcome Justin, Amy, Marek, Beth and Josh to the company.

“Their contributions are already making a big difference to the Actisense team, and we are delighted to have them on board.

“Our growing team is a reflection of our growing global reach. With 28 members in the team now, Actisense has never been better placed to achieve our company and commercial aspirations.”