36° Brokers is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Bakker as the company’s new General Manager. Jono will play a critical role in supporting 36° Brokers continual growth strategy in New Zealand and Pacific region.
Jono has served as the Sales Manager of Family Boats and General Manager of Southern Boats and brings over 17yrs combined experience in the marine industry. Jono’s focus as General Manager will be in the strategic development of the 36° Brokers brand, while providing unparalleled support in the successful sale of New and Brokerage vessels.
Since his appointment, Jono has assisted with the company's recent acquisition of a new Picton based Brokerage office, the addition of three highly experienced brokers to the team, and the launch of a new sister company 'North to South Brokers' created to represent the sub 200K vessels.
Director Conrad Gair says “We are very excited to have Jono onboard, and we see him as a perfect fit for our company. Jono has entered during a strong growth phase, and we are now of a scale that we require a senior manager to help assist the company’s expansion”.
“Jono has a lot of invaluable experience, industry connections and acute knowledge of the sale process, and we are thrilled to be able to leverage this experience in a management position.”
“With new office opened in Marlborough region, our main priority for 2021 is to help streamline the Brokerage marketing and sales process, improve systems, and ultimately provide the best customer experience possible.”