Marine blinds and soft furnishings manufacturer Oceanair has promoted Tom Pickles to the role of superyacht business manager. Pickles have been working at Oceanair for nine years as a technical project manager for superyacht blind deliveries.
In his new role, Pickles will be involved in driving sales of Oceanair’s products on to European superyachts with a focus on liaising with designers, yards and interior contractors. He will be responsible for raising the profile of Oceanair’s comprehensive turn-key service of blind design integration to survey, manufacturing, installation and after-sales care. The position will also include working alongside Oceanair’s design and technical team on new product development, in order to enhance Oceanair’s superyacht custom offer.
Commenting on his appointment, Pickles says: “It is a fantastic opportunity to have the chance to be involved in the conception stage of projects and I am looking forward to hearing first hand from designers about their visions for yacht interiors and how we can develop products to help achieve their aims.”