Roger Desbois appointed Managing Director of SD Marine Electroniques SAS


Raymarine is pleased to announce the appointment of Roger Desbois to the position of Managing Director of SD Marine Electroniques SAS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymarine Group.

With over 20 years experience of sales and marketing with some of the world’s biggest manufacturers of consumer electronics, Desbois’ specialises in multichannel distribution in both domestic and export markets. Desbois joins from SAFRAN Group, part of SAGEM Defense and Security Business Unit, where he was Sales and Marketing Manager; he has also previously held positions as Managing Director of BERU Eyquem, the French subsidiary of German automotive supplier BERU AG, and as business unit Deputy Director for the French subsidiary of Johnson Controls Inc.

Andy King, Raymarine’s Director of Sales and Marketing, said, ‘This appointment is the latest move in the development and growth of Raymarine’s overseas business and reinforces our commitment to one of the marine industry’s most established arenas. I would like to thank John Azerraf of SD Marine for his many years of building the Raymarine business in France and for his assistance in ensuring a smooth handover over the next few months. Roger brings valuable experience and his brief is to maintain and build on the foundations that John and his team achieved. I look forward to welcoming him to Raymarine’.

Desbois joins the company on 5 November.