Shearwater Research Inc Appoints Jim Hartt as CEO
RICHMOND, British Columbia – April 23, 2019 – Shearwater Research Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Hartt as CEO, effective immediately. Jim brings a wealth of experience from multiple disciplines ranging from Information Systems to Business Development and Marketing and Sales. Jim was employed by Mustang Survival for 25 years where he rose through the ranks to become its CEO and President.
Jim comes to Shearwater at a critical time to help guide the firm though its next phase of aggressive growth. Bruce Partridge, Shearwater Founder and Director, says, “We are evolving at a rapid pace and are a different company from what we were just a year or two ago. Shearwater will benefit from Jim’s proven record as a seasoned leader, dealing in both highly technical and recreational products, for domestic and international markets. Jim will be supported by a very strong senior management team who are dedicated and committed to continuing Shearwater’s success.”
Jim Hartt commented, “I am very pleased to be joining Shearwater and look forward to ensuring the revitalization and execution of our corporate strategy. Shearwater is a fascinating company that has earned a uniquely trusted relationship with its customers and is known for its leadership in product technology and performance. I intend to build on this solid foundation and further develop it.”
Craig Williams, Chair of the Board of Advisors added: “Bruce and Lynn partridge will remain actively engaged on the Board of Advisors and as brand ambassadors attending scientific and industry related conferences to ensure that Shearwater remains in a leadership position within its markets."
Shearwater Research designs and manufactures scuba diving computers and advanced diving electronics. Shearwater holds a leading position among companies and a reputation for some of the highest quality instruments on the market. Shearwater dive computers feature intuitive menus and interfaces that make them easy to use for divers at all development levels. Shearwater computers are designed to improve the journey for divers everywhere.