Nautilus promotes exec to chief operating officer



William B. McMahon, 46, has been appointed chief operating officer of Vancouver-based Nautilus Inc. McMahon had been the senior vice president of the company’s consumer business division since November 2009.

In his new role, he will be responsible for the fitness equipment company’s retail and direct divisions, as well as for overall operations and information technology. He will also have broad oversight of Nautilus’ product development function, overseeing a newly created position, vice president of product development.

The position of chief operating officer had not been filled for several years.