Torqeedo appoints Stefan Gerhard as communications director

(CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.) — Torqeedo, a leading manufacturer of electric boat motors, has created a new key management position. As communications director, Stefan Gerhard is responsible for Torqeedo's brand and corporate communications across all media and channels.

Gerhard is an experienced communications professional with significant experience in the marine industry. Serving as editor in chief of Bootshandel Magazin for over 17 years, Gerhard built one of the most successful boating magazines in Germany. In 2014, he founded and currently chairs the international Best of Boats Award.

Prior to his time at Bootshandel Magazin, he was in charge of communications for the Berlin boat show and active as a freelance writer for various magazines. Gerhard studied journalism, theater and politics in Frankfurt and Berlin, and holds a master of arts degree from Berlin University.

Contact Torqeedo Inc., 171 Erick Street Unit A-1, Crystal Lake, IL 60014; (815) 444-8806; fax (815) 444-8807;;

By Professional Mariner Staff