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Phil Wood Joins Barton Marine as Head of Sales and Marketing

by Barton Marine 24 May 2023 08:00 UTC 9 May 2023
Phil Wood Joins Barton Marine as Head of Sales and Marketing © Barton Marine

UK based supplier of deck hardware, Barton Marine, are pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Wood as their new Head of Sales and Marketing. Phil will be responsible for supporting Barton's existing distributor and dealer network, alongside working with the wider team to push forward further growth opportunities as Barton continues its ambitious expansion plans and focuses on product innovation.

Phil joins Barton with the perfect mix of boating experience and passion. Having sailed yachts of all shapes and sizes from dinghies to superyachts, whilst also holding RYA Yachtmaster Ocean and RYA Instructor qualifications, he certainly knows what makes a good piece of deck hardware!

His passion for the marine industry is teamed with a background in engineering and further combined with considerable business experience gained from working in senior Sales and Business Development positions across a wide range of companies covering maritime security to yacht deliveries and outside the industry in TV production.

Phil said, "I was immediately attracted to Barton Marine as the position combines my love of being out on the water with engineering. I have received a very warm welcome from everyone here and it is great to work in a business which is ready to take on any challenge to deliver products which meet customer's needs. I am looking forward to getting to grips with the job at hand."

Discussing the appointment, Suzanne Blaustone, Barton Marine Chief Executive Officer said, "It was immediately apparent that Phil would be the perfect fit to help us push our exciting plans for the future forward. His marine industry knowledge and love of sailing is perfectly aligned with our business values, and I am sure he will be fully up to speed in the near future serving our partners around the world."

Phil started at Barton on the 9th May and can be contacted via .

To find out about the extensive Barton range of deck hardware and industrial equipment visit

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