Gary Hadler

Engineering Manager

Gary started his marine engineering career in 1987 at Precision Marine. He started working for Austal Image in 1989 as a Mechanical Fitter and was promoted up through the ranks to Engineering Supervisor, overseeing both local and international build projects during his 24 years with the Austal Group.

Gary joined the Echo Yachts team in 2014 and was tasked to establish and manage Echo Yachts’ in house engineering department. His responsibilities range from setting and controlling budgets, managing engineering staff, managing engineering and propulsion systems installations, managing relevant aspects of classification society requirements plus equipment and material control. Gary leads by example, rising to meet every challenge with positivity and dedication.