Manifest Marketing Ltd (MML) has completed its acquisition of Storm
Force Marine Ltd (SFML), with SFML becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of
MML, completing a three month transition period.
Bryan Van Dale has taken the position of Managing Director of Storm
Force Marine Ltd. Bryan has a long history in Hong Kong and via his
company MML has very strong links into vertical and particularly
government markets in Hong Kong. MML has in fact been a long term
customer of SFML prior to this acquisition.
Graham Parkes has transferred from MML and is now in charge of day to
day operations at SFML as the new General Manager. Graham has a 34 year
history in Hong Kong including 14 years with MML where he has handled
project-based sales of high-end systems and equipment to various Hong
Kong Government departments.
Danny Li (Engineering) and Azam Mohammad (Logistics) remain with SFML
and both will continue to support SFML's customers and suppliers going
As part of the acquisition process some non core brands have been passed
on to a new company, Xieite Limited, headed by long term Hong Kong
resident James Pearson. Lists of the brands retained by Storm Force
Marine and those now passed on to be handled by Xieite are attached.
Storm Force Marine and Xieite are committed to work together to support
their customers going forwards.
This is an exciting time: SFML has had a broad market selling to
hundreds of trade customers in Hong Kong, China and regionally,
primarily technical products from suppliers like Sleipner, Victron
Energy, Frigomar, Advanced Systems Group, Whale, Gianneschi, Groco
amongst forty others. With the MML acquisition the vertical market
possibilities are also opened up which should lead to an expansive
future for SFML under its new management and ownership.
Xieite specialises in the more retail, sailing and outdoor pursuits
orientated brands, and will be selling through their new dedicated
The previous principals of Storm Force Marine, Louise Connolly and Simon
Boyde, are working in a consulting role to both SFML and Xieite going
forwards and are actively assisting the new owners and managers of Storm
Force Marine and Xieite as the transition completes. They will continue
to do so even after they relocate to Europe to pursue other interests.
Storm Force Marine:
Primary contact for sales and support enquiries via
Prime contact for company queries, billing, accounts
Address and phone numbers for Storm Force Marine remain unchanged.
Graham Parkes, General Manager
Primary contact for sales and support enquiries via email@example.com
Prime contact for company queries, billing, accounts, media:
Office A, 10F, Lee Tung Commercial Building, 91-97 Jervois Street,
Sheung Wan, HONG KONG
Telephone: +852 5277 9972
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