MERCURY MARINE has announced promotions within its global leadership team. 

Will Sangster is promoted to president, Mercury for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Sangster has been general manager of Australia, New Zealand and Pacific since 2014 and added responsibility for the Asia region in 2019. Under his leadership, Mercury Asia-Pacific  (APAC) has continued to grow revenue and market share. Sangster will relocate to Mercury’s European headquarters in Petit-Rechain, Belgium.

Marty Bass who has been the president of Mercury’s EMEA business for the past five years, will be moving back to the USA to take on a future role within the company that will be announced shortly. Bass has been with the company for 15 years in leadership positions, including vice president of category management for Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA.

Replacing Sangster in APAC will be Brad Zoelle who has been promoted to general manager, APAC Region. Zoelle joined Mercury from Brunswick Boat Group as general manager of Canada in 2020 after spending more than five years with Sea Ray in several leadership positions. Replacing Zoelle as general manager Mercury Canada will be Jonathan Levine. He  most recently served as vice president, strategy and finance, business acceleration, and worked closely with Brunswick leadership across all divisions.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, Sangster, Bass and Zoelle will transition to their new locations over the next few months.