Daniamant, a leading global provider of marine safety equipment with operations in 2 countries and headquartered in Denmark today announced that the Chief Executive Officer, Arne Gillin, is to retire from Daniamant with effect from August 1, 2015. Daniamant is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Rough as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Kevin Rough’s career has spanned both the marine and defence sectors in which he has held positions as Operations Manager, General Manager, Managing Director, as well as serving as a non-exec on numerous Boards. He has worked for Daniamant since 2006.
Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of Daniamant, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Daniamant working closely alongside Mr Gillin.
Daniamant’s Chairman, Klaus Kjaerulff, said, “We are delighted to welcome Kevin Rough, a proven leader with an excellent track record of driving business performance. He steps onto a global platform with 200 customers worldwide. Kevin Rough is the right person to lead our Company in the next stage of its development, focusing on enhancing our customer relationships and providing innovative and exciting solutions across all of our markets.
Klaus Kjaerulff added “Arne has been a most valuable contributor to our Company and we thank him for his leadership during his many years of service with Daniamant, during which he has overseen the company’s development into a leading global provider of marine safety equipment. We thank him and wish him every success in his future endeavours.”
Kevin Rough commented “Arne has been integral in Daniamant’s development over the past 10 years and I look forward to building on his hard work to further grow Daniamant’s revenues, increase its product portfolio and penetrate further markets”.
Arne Gillin said “Daniamant is a great company with a strong organisation and a high quality and innovative product portfolio. I am grateful for having had the opportunity to lead Daniamant and will work to ensure a smooth transition to Kevin.
Daniamant is world market leading within production and sale of survivor location lights for life jackets, life rafts, life buoys and special applications. Furthermore, the company develops and markets bridge navigational watch alarm systems (BNWAS) and salinometers for freshwater generators & boilers. Further information about Daniamant can be found at www.daniamant.com.
Daniamant is a wholly owned subsidiary of NTR Holding A/S, a Danish holding company listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.
Klaus Kjaerulff, Chairman Daniamant (email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: +352 621 835 671)
Kevin Rough, CEO Daniamant (email: email@example.com Mobile: +44 07710 553794)
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