Kevin succeeded Tony Peachment, the founder of A R Peachment, as Managing Director. Kevin has a passion for continuous improvement of service to customers and sourcing quality products. He works closely with Andrew Peachment to ensure technical excellence and innovation in marine applications.
Kevin has been with the business for over 40 years and has a thorough understanding of all aspects of the organisation and the marine sector. Early on in his career he developed an interest in the commercial aspects of business and has continued his professional management development through a number of business courses.
Andrew Peachment takes care of the day-to-day technical and innovation aspects of the business and maintains strong, technical relationships with Nanni in developing new products and applications. Andrew has also developed a range of innovative ARP proprietary hydraulic and electrical products. His latest project has been to bring the ARP Hybrid system to the market.
Additionally, Andrew works closely with boat-builders on the design of propulsion and electrical control solutions.
Andrew joined the business at 16 and has a strong historical knowledge of the marine sector and, early on, focused his talents on the technical side of the business.
Technical Sales Director
Brian is responsible of the technical support for marine engine sales and installation programmes. He manages all the Nanni engines orders and provides technical support to our Dealer Network. Brian is an invaluable member of the team with a wealth of knowledge across most aspects of the marine business.
Brian has had a long association with A R Peachment and half a century of experience in marine engineering. He spent six years with the business in the early part of his career before going out on his own then re-joined the business in 2005. He has extensive experience both in the UK and internationally, carrying out over 300 engine installations.
Tom joined our Company in 2022 after spending 20 years within in the marine industry. His previous roles have enabled him to gain significant knowledge of the UK and European marine market. Primarily Tom’s career has covered all aspects of the sourcing and distribution of technical products. He has responsibility for the overall day to day running of the business, working closely with all team members and is directly involved in commercial decisions.
John takes ownership of the financial department as well as supporting the IT requirements and operations of our business. Joining us in 2022, John brings over 15 years financial experience and comes with a background in the marine field.
Marine Engineer & Electrician
Stephen oversees the marine electrical department which includes manufacturing and installing; instrument panels, consumer panels, AC/DC distribution boards etc. Steve’s also involved in the design and development of several ARP specialist products such as the ARP Hybrid drive.
Due to Steve’s extensive technical knowledge, he also provides customers with technical support on a large range of electrical product and systems.
Marine Electrical Engineer
Kevin joined our technical engineering team in 2022 to bring additional resource to deal with our increasing demand within the electrical department. Kevin joined after 17 years working for a leading boatbuilder as their production electrician and fleet electrical engineer, so his wide experience makes him a valuable member of our team for the future.
Bob works closely with Brian and ensures that the engine orders are built to our high level of standards and on schedule. He is also part of the team which carries out the service work and installations of engines and other equipment. He has an extensive knowledge in marine engineering with over 11 years of experience in the trade.
Steve has progressed through several roles within A R Peachment, starting his career with us in 2004 serving on the trade counter and working in stores. He then moved to take a more active sales role for both engines and general marine equipment. From working closely with our key suppliers and customers, he has built up an extensive technical knowledge of all our key brands and customer requirements.
As sales manager he has ownership of equipment sales and is also key to sourcing additional products to build on our already extensive range.
Damon’s experience within his field adds value within A R Peachment, having started his marine career in 1988 in the role of a Stores Manager then being promoted to Purchasing Manager in 2001 with a production boat building. He joined A R Peachment in 2016 taking responsibility for the day to day running of the stores, checking incoming goods for quality and quantity, all aspects of stock control and Sage management. He also works very closely with our sales team ensuring we maintain our stock levels and takes a keen interest in our products and suppliers; parts are not just boxes and part numbers to Damon.
Marine Equipment Sales
Tony has a vital role in the business answering customer queries, processing orders, and ensuring products are delivered on time. His knowledge of Nanni engine spares is vast, not just of today’s current range but also the different models which have come and gone over the decades. Tony also has a passion for stock control and ensures our extensive range of stocked products are arranged systematically.
Tony is well thought of within our team and has been with the business for some 30 years giving him unmatched experience within his field. Contact email@example.com
Marine Equipment Sales
Lee works closely with Tony, Andy and Damon answering customer sales /parts queries, taking, and processing orders and ensuring products are delivered on time. Lee also deals with goods inwards and is often in the van supporting our local customers with deliveries. Lee started his career in the workshop, where he done several years assembling, spraying and servicing engines. This has given him a great foundation of technical knowledge to help guide customers with their technical queries.
Andy works in our stores area and supports the team dealing with goods in, customer orders and he also takes care of the van deliveries to our local customers. Andy has a passion for boats, spending much of his free time cruising the broads in his own boat.