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President, Aqua Lung America
Stephen Murnane worked at Aqua Lung in roles including CFO and COO before being appointed president in 2016. Aqua Lung makes scuba equipment and a widening assortment of products for people who swim, including apparel. They have 130 employees and estimated annual revenue of about $200 million. Prior to coming to Vista, he worked in Canada and Hawaii for the breathing-apparatus maker. He is also chairman, secretary and treasurer of Deep See Inc., an Arlington, Wash.-based wholesale distributor of sporting and recreation goods, including Aqua Lung products.
ALMA MATER: Monash University
RUNNING MAN: He completed the Melbourne Marathon in 2008.