Elliott Bay Design Group announces leadership promotions

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(SEATTLE) – Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has announced changes to its executive leadership team following the appointment of Robert Ekse to president, reflecting the new vision and long-term goals for the company.

John Reeves has been promoted to principal in charge. As a principal, he will oversee technical projects and provide direction and engineering support to ensure project success. He will maintain his current duties and responsibilities as director of business development to grow EBDG’s maritime industry leadership position.

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John Reeves and MIchael Complita

Michael Complita has been promoted to vice president of strategic expansion. In his new role, he will lead the expansion of EBDG’s service offerings both inside and outside of the marine industry. His initial focus will support EBDG’s strategic goal to create an avenue to effectively plan, research, explore, develop and execute business opportunities that will expand the reach of EBDG Inc. and its family of companies. He will also continue to serve as a principal in charge of the firm and will remain involved in oversight of engineering projects, recruiting and cross-training opportunities for staff.

“The changes to our leadership team will foster further growth and new opportunities for EBDG” said Ekse. “I look forward to working with both John and Mike in developing a plan for future success through their synergy and collaboration.”

Elliott Bay Design Group is a full-service, employee-owned naval architecture and marine engineering firm that supports owners, operators and shipyards. For more information, visit www.ebdg.com.

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By Professional Mariner Staff