EARNS PROMOTION

Tim Maher, an Iosco County native formerly of Hale, has been named Chief Operating Officer at Indmar Marine Engines in Millington, Tenn.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. – Indmar Marine Engines announced Tim Maher has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. 

As COO, Maher will have responsibility for operating units worldwide and the day-to-day-operations of the company and manufacturing facility. Maher will oversee customer service, purchasing, manufacturing, quality, engineering, research and development. He will report directly to the Chuck Rowe, president of Indmar Marine Engines.

Maher is a 10-year veteran of Indmar Marine Engines and has served as vice president of Operations since 2014. He is an Iosco County resident formerly of Hale.

Under Maher’s operational leadership, the company successfully completed the International Organization of Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Certification for its corporate office and manufacturing facility in Millington, Tenn. Maher also played an instrumental role in manufacturing more components in-house to further vertically integrate the company and control quality. 

He has also encouraged the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment and technology that has resulted in the expansion of Indmar’s brand and reach into new industry segments and manufacturing disciplines. According to the company, these contributions have driven steady growth and ensure Indmar will stay on the forefront of innovation and continue to deliver award winning quality products.

“Over the last decade, Maher has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational accomplishments,” said Rowe. “He has proven to be a successful leader that has a strong reputation for developing people and inspiring teams. 

“His wealth of experience in the automotive engineering industry and his time as an entrepreneur will continue to be valuable assets as Indmar prepares for accelerated growth. Tim Maher’s leadership experience coupled with his strategic thinking and proven ability to deliver results made him the right person to help execute Indmar’s’ strategic five-year plan and continue to drive sustainable growth.”

“Indmar has a rich history as the innovator, a strong brand that customers trusts and are loyal to – and one incredible team that has made it all possible,” said Maher. “My vision is to continue this tradition, but expand our footprint even further. Learn from our past yet don’t look back and never sit idle. Keep our eye on the future and continue to do what we do best, but better.

“It’s been incredible to experience Indmar’s’ growth over the last 10 years – I am honored and appreciate the opportunity to lead our team as we prepare for the next 10 years of sustainable growth. “

Before joining Indmar, Maher worked in the Automotive Engineering industry. In 2005, he started his own company, T & S Tubular Solutions, which became a supplier to Indmar. Rowe made an offer to acquire the company and its assets. In addition, he made Maher a job offer as manufacturing manger. 

In 2009, Indmar acquired Maher’s business and technology. T & S Tubular Solutions was relocated to Indmar’s’ manufacturing facility in Millington, and Maher accepted the position as manufacturing manger. It wasn’t long before he was promoted to vice president of Operations.

Indmar is the world’s largest privately held manufacturer of gasoline powered inboard marine engines. Indmar has a pedigree going back over 40 years in the inboard marine industry and a proud tradition of pointing the way forward. Indmar was the first inboard manufacturer to deliver fuel injection, custom calibrated engines and the first to produce an inboard engine with a catalyzed exhaust; which is now the industry standard.

Indmar operates advanced manufacturing facilities in the U.S. with distributing centers in Millington, Tenn., Merced, Calif. and Nowra, Australia. For more information, visit www.indmar.com.