Airmar Technology Corporation, a developer of ultrasonic technology for USVs (unmanned surface vehicles) and UUVs/AUVs (unmanned/autonomous underwater vehicles), has announced the appointment of Anita Hatherley as the new Director of Global Operations Planning and Supply Chain. Hatherley will lead the various functions to optimize Airmar’s sales, inventory, and operations planning process. She joins the company with over 30 years of operations experience in the recreational marine industry in the USA and UK.
Hatherley comes to Airmar following a lengthy career in various operational management positions at Navico and Raymarine. At Airmar, Hatherley will work with cross-functional teams to develop strategies for continuous improvement to supply chain and logistics execution, processes, and synergies, with particular focus on improving customer satisfaction.
Steve Boucher, CEO of Airmar Technology, commented: “We are excited and pleased that Anita has joined our team. With her broad experience in operations, she will be identifying and implementing best practices to align our supply chain, logistics, and production activities. One of Airmar’s immediate objectives is to significantly increase our production capacity and output; Anita will be instrumental in getting us there.”
Anita Hatherley said: “With their development of Chirp technology and decades as the gold-standard for ultrasonic transducers, Airmar is a pioneer in the marine electronics industry. I look forward to employing my extensive operations and strategic planning experience to help bolster their existing prominent position in the industry, with a focus on becoming an even stronger company known for customer dedication.”