Posted on November 24, 2020
Anaheim, Calif. – Nov. 19, 2020 – Willard Marine today announced the appointment of Eugene Hanscom as General Manager. The industry veteran came to Willard in May of 2020 as the Director of Finance. Prior to that he spent the last six years with Curtin Maritime, a Long Beach-based maritime construction services company, as Vice President of Finance. Eugene got his start in the industry by gaining his USCG Masters License and operating charter fishing trips on various vessels berthing at Fisherman’s Landing, San Diego.
“I look forward to steering Willard into the next generation of its long history of success. In partnering with Future Mobility Solutions, Ltd., we have put in place a plan to continue building the world’s finest vessels, more efficiently, to keep pace with the growing industry demands of our clients,” said Hanscom.
Ulrich Gottschling has announced that he will be retiring from daily operations so he can spend more time with his family. He will continue to be a member of the board of directors of both Willard Marine, Inc. and Future Mobility Solutions. “During the past eight years we have continued to build the finest military and law enforcement boats and have been proud to provide vessels of unmatched quality. I look forward to continuing to assist Eugene and the entire Future Mobility Solutions team in the years to come.”
About Willard Marine
Willard Marine is a leader in developing world-class watercraft for the U.S. military, foreign governments, law enforcement agencies, search-and-rescue organizations, and private companies.
The company is also a leader in the boat repair business and holds contracts with the United States Navy for repairs in both San Diego, California and Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Based in California with additional facilities in Virginia, Willard Marine is ISO 9001:2015 certified and the sole American manufacturer of SOLAS rescue boats.
About Future Mobility Solutions, Ltd.
Future Mobility Solutions, Ltd. is the leader in small boat building around the world, including brands such as Willard Marine, Sealegs Amphibious Boats, Sillinger Boats and Lancer Technologies.
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Image caption: Eugene Hanscom, General Manager, Willard Marine
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